Friends and Comrades
Mourning boyhood pals, city firefighters lost on Sept. 11

By Indrani Sen
Staff Writer

April 19, 2002

Politics ran in firefighter Michael Boyle's blood, and he was poised to follow in the footsteps of his father, former union head Jimmy Boyle. Firefighter David Arce was moving up in the department, getting ready to take the lieutenant's exam.

"Michael was going to run the union, and David was going to run the department,