Kevin J. Smith‚ 47‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Hazardous Materials 1. A former Marine‚ Smith brought military discipline to everything he did. On September 11‚ he had hoped to use his anti-terrorism training to help at the World Trade Center. A charter member of Hazmat from its 1984 inception‚ Smith was present at many major disasters. When a disaster occurred‚ he always called his wife so she wouldn’t hear about it first on the news.
He was the father of eight. The entire Smith family volunteered with the East Farmingdale Fire Department‚ the Mastic Fire Department‚ and the Mastic Ambulance Company.