Those we have lost
Originally published in The Times Herald-Record on Sunday, November 11, 2001

Firefighter Matthew Barnes
FDNY Ladder 25

Matthew Barnes was the youngest of seven children. He is survived by his wife, Sue, and three sons, Matt Jr., 12; Jesse, 11; and Tommy, 8. The hero firefighter earned accolades from the fire department in 1999 when he rescued two infants trapped on the ninth floor of a raging inferno on Manhattan's Upper West Side. He was 37.


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