Michael L. Bocchino‚ 45‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Battalion 48. His two decades of FDNY experience made him invaluable to the department. As a chief’s aide‚ Bocchino helped deploy units at a fire scene. He valued the fact that his job allowed him to assist others‚ and he kept a scrapbook that described the fires he fought and the people he helped rescue. Bocchino was devoted to his parents‚ with whom he lived‚ and to his work.