Donald J. Burns

Donald J. Burns 61, New York City
Assistant Chief, Citywide Tour Commander
39-year FDNY veteran, was known as a “walking encyclopedia” of New York City… Burns’ father was an FDNY fireman… Incident commander of the first terrorist attack at the World Trade Center in 1993… Remains later identified and laid to rest in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery in Smithtown, N.Y…. One son, Michael, is a police officer and his other son Patrick was promoted to lieutenant in 2008 while serving with FDNY Ladder 123.

Author: Chris Carter

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