Michael C. Fiore‚ 46‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Rescue 5. Fiore‚ who earned a bachelor’s degree in business at Wagner College‚ worked as an insurance broker before joining the FDNY in 1982. Decorated three times‚ he was a member of the FDNY’s Columbia Association and the Holy Name Society. Fiore was an outstanding basketball player. He had played on the FDNY All Star Team since 1985‚ and he won four MVP awards in the FDNY Staten Island Basketball League.
He just liked people. He was very quiet‚ very low-key‚ but was always there for everyone.