Roy Chelsen

Memorial Wall honoring the 55 members who have died as a result of World Trade Center-related illnesses. It hangs in the lobby of FDNY Headquarters. (credit:

FDNY Remembers Firefighters Who Have Died From 9/11-Related Illnesses

Since 9/11, 55 members of the fire department have died. Their names were read at department headquarters.


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Funeral Services Held For Ground Zero Firefighter

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