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Firefighter David M. Weiss

Rescue 1, FDNY

Firefighter Weiss's Act of Heroism

Over 400 first responders lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Heroically performing their sworn duty, these firefighters, members of the NYPD and PAPD, and numerous other rescue workers will forever be remembered for their sacrifice.

My Hero

David Martin Weiss, 41, FDNY Firefighter of Maybrook, NY was declared missing on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center Tower One. Born and raised in Freeport, NY, he joined the Freeport Fire Dept. in 1978 and the Ironworker's Union Local 580 in New York City.

He was appointed to FDNY in 1989 and became a member of the Elite Rescue Company 1 after receiving the Emily Trevor-Mary B. Warren Medal for Heroism, in 1997 having rescued a man from the East River. In addition, David was a recipient of other awards including The Fire Fighter's Quarterly Man Of The Year Award in 1993. He also received the New York City Transit Award.

Information courtesy of the Remember 9/11/2001 memorial site on


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