Atlantic City professional firefighters are extended family members.
This is the saddest moment they will ever experience as a “family” unit … that is, the death in the line of duty of a “brother” … as firefighters d ‘Atlantic City have announced the untimely death of firefighter Anthony Carfagno., 58, who succumbed to his battle with COVID-19 Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
Atlantic City said about Carfagno:
Firefighter Carfagno was a trained firefighter and driver / operator, assigned to Engine Company 3 of the second platoon. Joined the departmental ranks in April 1998, he has served the city and Atlantic City stakeholders faithfully for over 23 years.
The City of Atlantic City has released the following additional information on Firefighter Carfagno:
He âwas an integral part of the department and the community, constantly support the IInternational Association of Fire Fighterss Muscled Dystrophy “To fill the Boot” initiative or be an integral guardian of the community garden which surrounded his premises Firehouse on Indiana and Grant avenues. “
Further on, “the firefighter Carfagno‘Her impact will be sadly missed by the entire department and our community. His memory will live on through the warm legacy he left behind.
We reached out to John Varallo, president of Atlantic City Professional Firefighters Local 198 for commentâ¦ who spoke about Carfagno; âOur department is deeply devastated but we will remain strong for Anthony to help his family through this difficult time. Anthony was a deeply religious man and I think he’s in a better place, âVarallo said.
Laurie Carfagno wrote beautifully on Facebook: âMy darling is with his Lord and Savior! I know that you are rejoicing and that you are impressed, my love! â¤ï¸ð Anthony Carfagno.
Atlantic City has confirmed that details of professional firefighter Carfagno’s funeral services are pending and will be released at a later date.
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