Frank J. Callahan‚ 50‚ captain‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 35. When he joined the FDNY in September 1973‚ Callahan fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a firefighter. After 24 years in the FDNY‚ he rose to captain and joined Ladder 35 a few months later. A quiet man‚ Callahan shied away from celebrations‚ preferring to relax at home‚ read about history‚ and‚ most importantly‚ spend time helping to raise his four children.
That job was all he ever wanted.