NY1 At 20: 2001 Report Looks Back At Deadly Father's Day Fire
Updated: Updated 06/17/2012 11:33 AM
By: Jeff Simmons
NY1 VIDEO: 11 years ago, three New York City firefighters lost their lives battling a blaze in Astoria, Queens on Father's Day. Firefighters John Downing, Brian Fahey and Harry Ford, who were all fathers themselves, died in the tragic blaze. NY1's Jeff Simmons filed the following report on June 17, 2001.
NY1 FOLLOW-UP: The families of firefighters Harry Ford, Brian Fahey and John Downey recently sat down with NY1's Amanda Farincacci to reflect on how their lives changed 11 years ago as a result of the tragedy.
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