US Fund launched for child of NYC firefighter killed in fall

16:25  21 april  2017
16:25  21 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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A foundation affiliated with the Fire Department of New York is raising money for the daughter of the firefighter killed in a 5-story fall . The FDNY Foundation has set up an educational fund for 8-year-old Isabella Tolley.

NEW YORK (AP) — A foundation affiliated with the Fire Department of New York is raising money for the daughter of the firefighter killed in a five-story fall . The FDNY Foundation has set up an educational fund for 8-year-old Isabella Tolley (TOH'-lee).

In this undated photo provided by the New York City Fire Department firefighter William Tolley is shown. Tolley, 42, a 14-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department, died after falling from a roof while fighting a fire in the Queens borough of New York on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He leaves behind a wife and 8-year-old daughter. (New York City Fire Department via AP) © The Associated Press In this undated photo provided by the New York City Fire Department firefighter William Tolley is shown. Tolley, 42, a 14-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department, died after falling from a roof while fighting a fire in the Queens borough of New York on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He leaves behind a wife and 8-year-old daughter. (New York City Fire Department via AP)

NEW YORK — A foundation affiliated with the Fire Department of New York is raising money for the daughter of the firefighter killed in a five-story fall.

The FDNY Foundation has set up an educational fund for 8-year-old Isabella Tolley (TOH'-lee).

Her father, 42-year-old William Tolley, of Bethpage, Long Island, was killed Thursday while battling a fire in Queens.

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro (NY'-groh) says Tolley's death is a "terrible tragedy for the department."

It's among several recent losses at the FDNY.

In September, a fire battalion chief was killed while responding to an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx.

Last month, an FDNY emergency medical worker was struck and killed by her own ambulance after the vehicle was stolen.

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