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FDNY firefighter William Tolley, from Bethpage, dies after fall, officials say

Thousands gathered to mourn New York City firefighter William Tolley from Bethpage on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at a funeral held at St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church in Bethpage. Tolley, 42, of Ladder 135, died Thursday, April 20, after falling five stories from a roof while battling a fire at a building in Ridgewood, Queens, officials said.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's wife and daughter
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The wife and daughter of fallen NYFD Firefighter William Tolley leave the church, St. Martin of Tours, in Bethpage, after his funeral on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Isabella Tolley, 8, wears her dad's dress uniform hat and carries his helmet. A blanket printed with his portrait is wrapped around her.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's wife and daughter
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NYFD Firefighter William Tolley's daughter, Isabella, 8, wears his dress uniform hat and holds his helmet after a funeral for her dad on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage.  Wrapped around her is a blanket with his portrait. 

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's body leaving St.
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The coffin of NYFD Firefighter William Tolley is taken from the church, St. Martin of Tours, after a funeral Thursday, April 27, 2017. His wife and daughter follow with family and friends. 

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's wife and daughter
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Isabella Tolley, 8, wears her father's dress uniform hat and carries a blanket with his portrait as she leaves St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage after his funeral on  April 27, 2017. NYFD Firefighter William Tolley died April 20, 2017, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's wife and daughter
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The wife and daughter of fallen NYFD Firefighter William Tolley leave the church, St. Martin of Tours, in Bethpage, after his funeral on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Isabella Tolley, 8, wears her dad's dress uniform hat and holds a blanket printed with his portrait. 

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's wife and daughter
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As the wife of NYFD Firefighter William Tolley, his daughter, and family and friends leave the church with his coffin, they look up to see a helicopter flyover. Tolley's daughter, Isabella, 8, holds a blanket with is face on it and wearing his dress uniform hat. The funeral was at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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A helicopter flyover was part of the funeral for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's body leaving St.
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The coffin of NYFD Firefighter William Tolley's leaves St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage followed by his wife, family and friends on Thursday, April 27, 2017, after his funeral.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's body leaving St.
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The coffin of NYFD Firefighter William Tolley's leaves St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage followed by family and friends on Thursday, April 27, 2017, after his funeral.

William Tolley's 8-year-old daughter, Isabella carries her father's
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Isabella Tolley, 8, the daughter of fallen NYFD Firefighter William Tolley carries her father's helmet after funeral services on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Firefighters from New York City and Long Island salute FDNY Firefighter William Tolley during his funeral on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty for FDNY on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Bethpage Volunteer firefighters place the gear of FDNY
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Firefighters with the Bethpage Fire Department place the gear of FDNY and Bethpage Volunteer Firefighter William Tolley in front of the department bell outside of their headquarters while awaiting the funeral procession, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty for FDNY on April 20, while battling a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Bethpage Volunteer firefighters place the gear of FDNY
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Firefighters from the Bethpage Fire Department place the gear of FDNY and Bethpage Volunteer Firefighter William Tolley in front of the department bell outside of their Headquarters while awaiting the funeral procession, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty for the NYFD on April 20, while battling a fire in Ridgewood Queens.

Firefighters salute as the funeral procession for FDNY
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Firefighters salute as the funeral procession for FDNY and Bethpage Volunteer firefighter William Tolley makes its way to the church, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty yesterday while battling a fire in Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Fire fighters in formation while the funeral procession
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Firefighters in formation while the funeral procession enters Central Avenue to celebrate the life of NYFD firefighter William Tolley at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage April 27, 2017.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley's body taken into
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Fellow firefighters carry the coffin of NYFD firefighter William Tolley into St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley, wife and daughter
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NYFD firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage April 27, 2017.

NYFD firefighter William N. Tolley, wife and daughter
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NYFD firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage on April 27, 2017.

Fire fighters in formation while the funeral procession
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Firefighters in formation during the funeral procession enter Central Avenue to celebrate the life of NYFD firefighter William Tolley at his funeral Mass at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage on April 27, 2017.

Firefighter William Tolley's wife Marie and daughter Isabella
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Firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, arrive for his funeral services, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Firefighter William Tolley's wife Marie and daughter Isabella
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Firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, arrive for his funeral services, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Funeral services for FDNY Firefighter William Tolley, Thursday,
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Funeral services for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Martin of Tours in Bethpage. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Fallen FDNY Firefighter William Tolley's wife Marie and
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Fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, leave St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage Thursday morning, April 27, 2017

Hundreds of firefighters gathered to stand at attention
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Hundreds of firefighters gathered to stand at attention as firefighter William Tolley's coffin is brought into St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, as his wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, follow along. 

Police motorcycles and hundreds of firefighters gathered to
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Police motorcycles and hundreds of firefighters gather to stand at attention as fallen firefighter William Tolley's coffin is brought into St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, as his wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, follow along. 

Hundreds of firefighters gathered to stand at attention
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Hundreds of firefighters gathered to stand at attention as William Tolley's coffin is brought into St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage Thursday morning, April 27, 2017, as his wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, follow along. 

New York City Firefighters carry the coffin containing
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Firefighters carry the coffin of FDNY firefighter William Tolley from Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage to a truck that will carry it to the church, St. Martin of Tours, also in Bethpage, for a funeral on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

New York City Firefighters carry the casket containing
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Firefighters place the coffin of FDNY firefighter William Tolley on a truck to be carried from the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage to the church, St. Martin of Tours, for a funeral on Thursday, April 27, 2017. 

Members of the FDNY begin to arrive for
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Members of the FDNY line up at St. Martin of Tours church in Bethpage on  Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the funeral of firefighter William Tolley of Ladder Company 135.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio exits
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves after paying respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage at the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Fireman stand at attention as the family of
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FDNY firefighters stand at attention as the family of fallen firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage enters the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

NYFD Captain Rich Blasi of Ladder Company 135
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FDNY Capt. Rich Blasi of Ladder Company 135 talks about firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage, who died in the line of duty, outside the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Wake for William N. Tolley of Ladder Company
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Fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley's wife, Marie, and daughter, Isabella, leave the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Fireman salute as the family of William N.
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Firefighters salute as the family of William Tolley of Ladder Company 135, who died in the line of duty, arrive at the Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Firefighters, Friends, and loved ones brave the heavy
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Firefighters, friends and loved ones arrive in the heavy rain to gather and pay their respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley at Chapey and Sons Funeral home in Bethpage on April 25, 2017

Firefighters, Friends, and loved ones brave the heavy
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Firefighters, friends, and loved ones arrive in the heavy rain to gather and pay their respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley at Chapey and Sons Funeral home in Bethpage on April 25, 2017

Firefighters, Friends, and loved ones brave the heavy
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Firefighters, friends and loved ones arrive in the heavy rain to gather and pay their respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley at Chapey and Sons Funeral home in Bethpage on April 25, 2017

FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, left, joined
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FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, left, joins firefighters, friends and loved ones in the heavy rain to gather and pay their respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley at Chapey and Sons Funeral home in Bethpage on April 25, 2017

Firefighters, Friends, and loved ones brave the heavy
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Firefighters, friends and loved ones arrive in the heavy rain to gather and pay their respects at the wake for fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley at Chapey and Sons Funeral home in Bethpage on April 25, 2017

Firefighters from FDNY Engine 286 and Ladder 135
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Firefighters from FDNY Engine 286 and Ladder 135 get emotional during a ceremony Friday, April 21, 2017, in honor of their colleague, Willam Tolley, who fell to his death while responding to a fire in Ridgewood, Queens. Tolley, who served on Ladder 135, was a 14-year veteran of the FDNY and leaves behind a wife and 8-year-old daughter.

The procession makes its way down Hickville Road
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The procession makes its way down Hickville Road as the body of FDNY member and Bethpage volunteer firefighter William Tolley is transferred to Chapey and Sons funeral home in Bethpage on Friday, April 21, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20 while battling a fire in Queens.

Firefighters hug as the body of FDNY and
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Firefighters console one another as the body of FDNY and Bethpage volunteer firefighter William Tolley is transferred to Chapey and Sons funeral home in Bethpage, Friday, April 21, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty on April 20, 2017 while battling a fire in Queens.

Fireman salute as the body of FDNY fireman
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Firefighters salute the body of FDNY firefighter William Tolley, 42, of Bethpage, as it is removed from the medical examiner's office in Manhattan on Friday, April 21, 2017, en route to the Fredrick J. Chapey & Sons Funeral Home on Hicksville Road in Bethpage.

Handout photo of NYC firefighter William Tolley, provided
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NYFD firefighter William Tolley in his gear near the pile of the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The photo was provided by his friend, Chris Pervelis of Centereach.

 

Chris Pervelis becomes upset inside the basement of
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Chris Pervelis, a friend of NYFD firefighter William Tolley, grieves on Friday, April 21, 2017, as he stands in the basement of his Centereach house near the drums that belonged to Tolley. Tolley was the drummer in their band, Internal Bleeding. He came once a week to practice at Pervelis' home.

Chris Pervelis, inside the basement of his Centereach
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Chris Pervelis stands near the drum sets owned by his friend, firefighter William Tolley, of Bethpage, who died Thursday, April 20, 2017, in a fall from an apartment building in Ridgewood, Queens. The two men played in a band, Internal Bleeding, and Tolley practiced at Pervelis' house.

Handout photo of NYC firefighter William Tolley, provided
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NYFD firefighter William Tolley works his drum kit in this undated photo provided by his friend and bandmate, Chris Pervelis of Centereach.

Members of the New Hyde Park Fire Company
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Firefighters of the New Hyde Park Fire Company salute as the procession makes its way down the Long Island Expressway heading east n New Hyde Park as the body of FDNY and Bethpage volunteer firefighter William Tolley is transferred to Chapey and Sons funeral home in Bethpage, Friday, April 21, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty Thursday while battling a fire in Queens. 

Firefighters salute as the body of FDNY firefighter
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Firefighters salute as the procession makes its way down the Long Island Expressway heading east in New Hyde Park as the body of FDNY and Bethpage volunteer firefighter William Tolley is transferred to Chapey and Sons funeral home in Bethpage, Friday, April 21, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty Thursday while battling a fire in Queens. 

FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage is in
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The procession makes its way down the Long Island Expressway heading east as the body of FDNY and Bethpage Volunteer firefighter William Tolley is transferred to Chapey and Sons funeral home in Bethpage, Friday, April 21, 2017. Tolley died in the line of duty Thursday while battling a fire in Queens.

Friends and family hug outside of William Tolley's
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Friends and family console one another outside the Bethpage home where fallen firefighter William Tolley lived on Friday, April 21, 2017. He died in a fall while fighting a fire in Ridgewood, Queens.

Engine 286 firefighter Hussein Hosni helps Landon Zamora,4,
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Engine 286 firefighter Hussein Hosni helps Landon Zamora,4, of Ridgewood, Queens, place a flower in a memorial outside the firehouse of  Engine 286 and Ladder 135 on Friday, April 21, 2017. The memorial at the firehouse was for firefighter Willam Tolley, 42, of Bethpage, who died while fighting a fire on Thursday in Ridgewood. 

Three children place flowers in front of FDNY
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Three children place flowers outside the Glendale, Queens, fire house of Engine 286 and  Ladder 135 on Friday, April 21, 2017,  a day after firefighter Willam Tolley, 42, of  Bethpage, fell to his death while working on the roof during an  apartment building fire in Ridgewood.

A New York City firefighter from Bethpage died
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FDNY firefighter William Tolley, 42, of Bethpage, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, after falling five stories from a roof while battling a fire in an apartment building in Ridgewood, Queens, officials said. 

Firefighters salute as the ambulance bearing the body
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Firefighters salute as the ambulance bearing the body of FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with first responders as his remains are moved to the morgue after he fell from a tower ladder and died during a fire in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Firefighters and first responders stand in salute outside
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Firefighters salute as the ambulance bearing the body of FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with first responders as his remains are moved to the morgue after he fell from a tower ladder and died during a fire in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Firefighters and first responders carry the body of
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Firefighters carry the body of FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with first responders as his remains are moved to the morgue after he fell from a tower ladder and died during a fire in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Family members of FDNY firefighter William Tolley of
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Family members of FDNY firefighter William Tolley of Bethpage gather outside Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with first responders as his remains are moved to the morgue after he fell from a tower ladder and died during a fire in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Glen Cisek, Doug McDonald, and Carlos Cerro look
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Glen Cisek, Doug McDonald, and Carlos Cerro look over photos of William Tolley when he was a Hicksville fire department member at the Hicksville Fire department on Thursday, April, 20, 2017. FDNY firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on Thursday. Members of Rescue 8 Company, Hicksville Fire Department, spoke to the media about Tolley, who was a member of Rescue 8 from 1997 to 2011.

NYFD firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on
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NYFD firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Members of the Bethpage Fire Department put up bunting at the station.

FDNY firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on
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FDNY firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on April 20, 2017. Members of Rescue 8 Company, Hicksville Fire Dept spoke to the media about Tolley, who was a member of Rescue 8 from 1997-2011.

FDNY firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on
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FDNY firefighter William Tolley died in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Neighbors lowered a flag in front of his house to half-staff in Bethpage.

FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard reacts at
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FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where FDNY firefighter William Tolley was pronounced dead after falling from a five-story building in Ridgewood, Queens, on April 20, 2017.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left,
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, right, speak to members of the media at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center after a member of the FDNY fell from a ladder and died during a fire in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

A Firefighter died after he fell off the
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A firefighter died after he fell off the roof of a five-story building while fighting a fire on Putnam Avenue in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Mayor de Blasio and the FDNY are at
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and the FDNY are at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center where an injured firefighter was taken earlier on April 20, 2017.

The gear of fallen FDNY firefighter William Tolley.
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The gear from the fallen firefighter is seen here. FDNY firefighter William Tolley died after he fell off the roof of a five story building while fighting a fire on Putnam Avenue near Wyckoff Avenue in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

A Firefighter died after he fell off the
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A firefighter died after he fell off the roof of a five-story building while fighting a fire on Putnam Avenue near Wyckoff Avenue in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

FDNY firefighter William Tolley fell five stories off
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FDNY firefighter William Tolley fell five stories off a tower ladder from a building on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens, on April 20, 2017.

A Firefighter died after he fell off the
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A firefighter died after he fell off the roof of a five-story building while fighting a fire on Putnam Avenue near Wyckoff Avenue in Queens on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

A New York City firefighter from Bethpage died
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A New York City firefighter from Bethpage died Thursday, April 20, 2017, after falling from a roof while battling a fire in a Queens building, officials said. Firefighter William Tolley, 42, from Ladder 135, was at the scene of a building fire on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood when he fell five stories to the street below, police said.

A firefighter fell seven stories off a tower
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A firefighter fell five stories off a tower ladder from a building on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens, on April 20, 2017. Firefighter Scott Pack sits at the scene.

A FDNY buildings maintenance crew prepare for a
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An FDNY buildings maintenance crew member prepares for a bunting ceremony at the firehouse of FDNY Engine 286 and Ladder 135 on Friday, April 21, 2017, a day after firefighter Willam Tolley fell do his death while respond to a two-alarm fire in Ridgewood, Queens. Tolley, who served on Ladder 135, was a 14-year veteran of the FDNY and leaves behind a wife and 8-year-old daughter.

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