Veteran Westchester firefighter dies after two-year battle with 9/11-related cancer

Former Greenville Fire Chief Daniel Raftery died on Sunday. He was 74 years old.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2024, 12:18 AM

Updated 29 days ago

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A veteran Westchester County firefighter last died after battling a 9/11-related cancer for two years.
Former Greenville Fire Chief Daniel Raftery died on Sunday. He was 74 years old.
Raftery joined the department in 1973. He was fire chief until 1986 then served in that role until retiring in 2020.
On Sept. 11, 2001, Raftery led several members of his department down to the World Trade Center to assist in the search for missing civilians and first responders.
Raftery's funeral is set for Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Hartsdale.


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