Tony was appointed to the New York City Fire Department on August 19, 1990. After working in Ladder 150 he had transferred to Ladder Company 34 on February 28, 1998 where he worked until his ********* to Lieutenant on May 3, 2001. If there was a practical joke being thought up or perpetrated, you could expect that Tony was behind it. His good nature and love of his job made him one of "the good guys" who always made you feel good. On September 11th. Tony was working with Engine Company 279 when he gave his life to save others. His heroism on that day allowed others to live. Tony's memory will be kept alive by everyone who ever worked with him.