Funeral Services Held For Ground Zero Firefighter

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.



  • DanTe

    Seize the muslimes’ oil accounts. They caused this. Let them pay for this.

  • Joe Sr

    Talk about heros. Firefighter Chelsen is a HERO !!!! Rest in peace and thank you

  • Ellen

    May he rest in peace now. God has him in His hands, may He now give peace to his family,friends, and fellow comrades.

  • John

    Dear Firefighter Chelsen, Rest in Peace! On 911 all gave some, but some gave all.
    You are one who gave all! May you rest in God’s Loving hands.

  • A Brother

    RIP Brother …Osama is still taking good people from us

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