NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Fire Department is mourning the loss of two retired firefighters to 9/11-related illnesses.

Retired firefighter Richard Jones passed away from 9/11-related illness on Feb. 8, 2020. (Credit: FDNY)

Firefighter Richard Jones passed away Friday.

The FDNY says Jones retired in October of 2002 after 20 years on the job.

Retired firefighter Lt. Paul Deo Jr. passed away from 9/11-related illness on Feb. 8, 2020. (Credit: FDNY)

Also on Friday, Lt. Paul Deo Jr. passed away.

Deo served the department for 33 years.

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  1. Patricia says:

    Remember the statement the AIR QUALITY IS SAFE….and we will continue to lose many more God Bless RIP

  2. Capt David Jobes (Ret) says:

    GODSPEED MY BROTHERS!

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