It’s been a tragedy for the Port Newark Fire Department and the city of Newark, New Jersey, as five firefighters have lost their lives in a devastating fire. Last night, a warehouse located in the industrial area of the city went up in flames, and the brave firefighters of the Port Newark Fire Department rushed to the scene to save the building and anyone inside. Sadly, five of them lost their lives in the line of duty. In this article, we’ll look at the details of the fire and how the community is mourning this tragic loss.
In November 2020, a tragedy befell the City of Newark, New Jersey – firefighters from Port Newark lost their lives while responding to a blaze. Three brave men – Sean Debow, Antonio Tomasiello, and Jacob Moore – were killed while battling a fire in an industrial warehouse.
The first responders were three highly trained, seasoned professionals. Debow, a veteran of 18 years, Tomasiello, a beloved 10-year professional was also a Combat Veteran, and Moore, a 3-year veteran dedicated to the community. Their courage, commitment, and sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Legacies of Bravery and Compassion
- Sean Debow was an 18-year veteran.
- Antonio Tomasiello was a decorated combat veteran with 10 years experience.
- Jacob Moore was a 3-year veteran devoted to protecting the community.
Their bravery, skill, and compassionate spirits are reflected in all who knew them and will be remembered by all in the community. These men gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of their community.
Remembering the brave individuals who stepped up to help their community in the face of danger, we take the time to thank and salute the brave firefighters of Port Newark who lost their lives. It is our hope that this article serves as a reminder of their courage and the loss of life we must all strive to prevent in the future.