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The corner of 90th Street and Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park was renamed Chief Ronald Spadafora Way.
Spadafora was a 40 year veteran of the department.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plows Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
He continued to work as a firefighter and fire prevention educator, even while battling cancer believed to be caused by his work at Ground Zero.
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