STATEN ISLAND (WABC) -- A firefighter who died on the job was honored on Saturday at his firehouse on Staten Island.
Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh presided over a plaque dedication ceremony at Engine Company 163 Ladder Company 83 in remembrance of Lieutenant Joseph Maiello.
Maiello's widow and two children attended.
The 53-year-old died of a heart attack at the firehouse on the day after Christmas in 2021. He was a 22-year veteran of the fire department who survived the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center.