NYPD firefighter Joseph Patrick Mulvey III.

NYPD firefighter Joseph Patrick Mulvey III. Credit: FDNY UFA

A veteran FDNY firefighter from Point Lookout died last week in an apparent off-duty fall on a street in Queens, officials said.

Fire officials said Joseph Patrick Mulvey III was a 19-year veteran of the department, assigned to Engine 325 in Woodside, Queens.

The NYPD said 109th Precinct officers responding to a 911 call Thursday at 9:42 p.m. found a 45-year-old man later identified as Mulvey "unconscious on the ground" near the intersection of Holly Avenue and Parsons Boulevard in East Flushing.

He was transported via EMS ambulance in critical condition to New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he died Friday, police said. The cause of death is pending an autopsy by the city's Medical Examiner's Office, according to the NYPD, and the incident has been classified "noncriminal."

Police referred all additional inquiries to the FDNY.

In a statement Monday the FDNY said: "The fire department has the Mulvey family in their thoughts and prayers and we will assist them through this tragic incident."

The Uniformed Firefighters Association has called the death "a tragic accident."

Officials said Mulvey, a married father of two, also had been a volunteer with the Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department, but was not an active member.

Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department Chief Bill Wade said: "As a fellow FDNY member and firefighter my heart goes out to the members of the department and to his family."

A wake for Mulvey is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Christopher T. Jordan Funeral Home in Island Park.

A funeral Mass is scheduled at 11 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Roman Catholic Church in Point Lookout.

With Matthew Chayes and Keldy Ortiz

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