Gordon Ambelas, NYC firefighter, dies battling Brooklyn blaze, officials say

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New York City firefighters are mourning the death of Lt. Gordon Ambelas, 40, of Staten Island, who was fatally injured July 5, 2014, when he became trapped while looking for fire victims on the 19th floor of a 21-story building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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