Project Roll Call

Carmelo J. Puccia

Carmelo “Carmine” J. Puccia

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Department City of New York
  • New York
  • Age: 32
  • Year of Death: 1970

Firefighter Carmelo “Carmine” J. Puccia, age 32, of the Fire Department City of New York – Engine Company 53, made the supreme sacrifice while operating on the subway tracks at Manhattan Box 1236 on January 6, 1970.


This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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