An ambulance mechanic and U.S. Army veteran on Sunday became the first FDNY member to die of coronavirus.
James Villecco, 55, a Staten Island resident, was hailed as an “unsung hero.”
“This is the kind of unsung hero who doesn’t get the credit he deserves,” Mayor de Blasio told reporters. “This is the kind of man who keeps us safe because he kept the ambulances in good repair so they could get there to help all of us.”
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