National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Age: 47
Year of Death: 2001

Kevin J. Smith

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.

Memorial Posts


Memorial Wall

  • (will not be published)

  1. I climbed in your remembrance today at Bay View Middle School-2016- Never Forget.

    – Lainey
  2. My name is Brenna Ness. I climbed in your remembrance today at Bay Veiw Middle school-2016- Never forget.

    – Brenna Ness
  3. I walked the stairs today at Bay View Middle School in Wisconsin. Thank you for trying to save all the people in the Twin Towers.

    – Max Quatsoe
  4. Hi, My name is Britney Lor. I climbed in your remembrance today at Bay View Middle School. I will Never Forget.

    – Britney Lor
  5. Hi I’m Gloria, I just climbed in memory of you! Never forget.

    – Gloria
  6. Today during gym class I climbed around 50 flights of stairs in honor of Kevin J. Smith at Bay View Middle School. Never Forget. September 2016

    – Alyssa
  7. I am a 10 year operator at St Tammany Dist #4 in Mandeville, LA. Today I climbed 110 flights in full turnouts at the 2017 New Orleans memorial stair climb in your honor. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless out fallen brothers and their families.

    – Keith Murray
  8. Hola. Mi nombre es Karla Cantu y subí 110 escalones en McAllen Stair Climb, en honor de Kevin Smith.
    Never Forget
    911 2018.

    – Karla Cantú
  9. I am climbing for you and your family today @ Red Rocks, CO!

    – Dee Wittmer
  10. I ran a 9/11 5K race in your honor and remembrance. No day shall erase you from the memory of time.

    – Kristen
  11. I climb cuz he climbed!!! Never forget!

    – Liz waskow
  12. Today I had the privilege and honor to carry your picture at Tri Cities 911 Memorial stair climb. May we NEVER FORGET the sacrifice that was made by the FDNY on 911.

    – Danny
  13. I climbed 110 floors in the 2019 Knoxville Stair Climb . It was an honor to climb on your behalf along with the other 342 FDNY that payed the ultimate price on Sept 11 2001 . Thank you!

    – Mike Heinze
  14. Tomorrow is the Tri-Cities (Tennessee) 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb , I am honored to be carrying Mr. Kevin J. Smith firefighter hazmat 1’s badge. Never Forget

    – Sharon Henegar
  15. I ran a 5k in your remembrance for Fun for the Fallen in September of 2019. Never Forget.

    – Katlyn Rowlands
  16. My Uncle Kevin Joseph Smith was a brilliant hero on that day and sure I haven’t met him but only once when I was a child. Uncle Kevin you’ll be missed

    – Ricky Kuron
  17. I ran in your honor at a 5k for Tunnels to Towers in Southwestern Pennsylvania. My father is a lifelong volunteer firefighter & his best friend had just lost his life as a police officer in the line of duty. We will never forget. I am truly honored.

    – Alexis
  18. I walked the 9/11 Memorial stair climb at Lambeau Field in your memory

    9/11/21- 20 year anniversary

    Will never forget, thank you

    – Mary Freeman
  19. I served with Firefighter Kevin Smith who lost his life at 9/11. I proudly served with Kevin in the US. Marines in 1972 – 73- 74. I was so sad and sorry to have learned of his passing all these years later. my health wont allow me to do the stairs but I will honor his remembrance the rest of my life.
    Craig A. Pratt

    – Craig Allen Pratt