NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Funeral services were held Saturday for Roy Chelsen, a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after spending considerable time at Ground Zero.

Chelsen, 51, helped evacuate fellow firefighters from the North Tower before it collapsed and spent weeks digging through the rubble.

Born in Brooklyn, Chelsen served with Engine 28 in Manhattan.

He leaves behind his wife, Trish Chelsen, and son, Christopher Chelsen.



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