Brother remembers fallen FDNY hero Lt. Nappi

News 12 Long Island - sat down with his brother, who shared some memories. FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi, of Farmingville, suffered an apparent heart attack while battling a three-alarm warehouse fire in Brooklyn. His brother, Bob Nappi, describes the 17-year FDNY veteran as both a dedicated firefighter and a devoted family man with a gift for making others laugh.Nappi, who also volunteered as a firefighter in Farmingville, will be waked Thursday and Friday in Lake Ronkonkoma. His funeral will be held Saturday at The Church of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Lake Ronkonkoma.Firefighter from Farmingville dies after Brooklyn fire

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