Investigation continues after New York firefighter dies from smoke, burns in high-rise blaze

  • by: MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 7, 2014 - 3:15 PM

NEW YORK — A 14-year veteran of the Fire Department of New York who was searching for victims in a burning, cluttered high-rise apartment was killed by smoke inhalation and thermal burns, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office said Monday.

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