New Haven Firefighter Ricardo Torres, 30,.died in the Line of Duty early this morning. Lt. Samod “Nuke” Rankins remains hospitalized in critical condition.
During the fire, Firefighter Torres reportedly got in trouble and transmitted a mayday. FF Torres and Lieutenant Rankins were both found unconscious on the second floor of the home.
Much more to follow.
HERE is some related video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBfqw1cYveI (Fire Chief John Alston)
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