Doctors, staff who tried to save fallen BK firefighter honored

BROOKLYN - Doctors and staff at Woodhull Medical Center were honored today for their valiant attempts to save the life of FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi.

Nappi became overheated while fighting a warehouse fire on April 16.

Paramedics, doctors and nurses spent more than a half-hour trying to revive him, but were unsuccessful.

Despite Nappi's death, FDNY Deputy Asst. Chief James Leonard honored the doctors and staff with a plaque, saying they did everything possible and worked seamlessly to try and save his life.

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