News Brings Pain and Healing For Ladder 118 Widow


By JOANNE WASSERMAN
Daily News City Hall Bureau

Regan Grice-Vega was taking a New Year's Day nap with her toddler daughter, Ruby, when her father told her there was a firefighter from her husband Peter's company at the door.

As soon as Regan saw Peter's best friend, there was no need for words. She knew.

"They found him," she said.

The body of Peter Vega, 36, was one of 10 firefighters pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center on Tuesday.

In October, the Daily News published a haunting front page photograph of Brooklyn Heights' Ladder 118 speeding over the Brooklyn Bridge on Sept. 11