Off-duty FDNY captain saves 97-year-old man from burning Garden City home
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FDNY Captain Frank Leto, 53, was at his Garden City home Monday evening riding out Hurricane Sandy with his wife and son when he heard a loud boom. Thinking a tree fell, he checked his house before spotting the glow of flames from a house on nearby Kenwood Road.
Leto and his son, Matthew, 17, ran to the house. A fire had started and quickly spread after a fallen tree dislodged a gas line and...