Firefighter Fatality Notification – Joseph “Joe” Maiello

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Joseph “Joe” Maiello


Fire Department of New York
Brooklyn, NY

On Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, while on-duty, Lieutenant Joseph “Joe” Maiello was found unresponsive at the fire station. He was pronounced deceased at the scene from an apparent heart attack.

Age: 53

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 22

Date of Incident: Dec. 26, 2021

Date of Death: Dec. 26, 2021

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