9/11 hero firefighter dies of cancer

July 16, 2011 5:57:10 PM PDT
A New York City fire marshal who helped save lives at Ground Zero has died of cancer.

Steven Mosiello served as right-hand man to the FDNY Chief on September 11th.

The 58-year-old was diagnosed with esophageal cancer back in 2009.

Newsday reports the department classified his cancer as presumed to be linked to his work at Ground Zero.

Mosiello served with the FDNY for 23 years.