Occupation:Fire Department of New York | Firefighter, Rescue 4Personal Memorial Website:http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/memorial/people/2139.htmlDedicated Memorial Sites:Biography:
Peter filled his days and nights with humor. He was merciless, everyone in every situation fell victim to one of his jokes. He was a uniquely personable man. Peter engaged anyone in conversation, anywhere. He loved taking pictures and rarely left home without a camera. Peter was a loving husband and a father that was anxiously awaiting the birth of his second child, a son.
A former New York City police officer, Peter began his FDNY career in 1995. To say Peter loved firefighting was an understatement. His enthusiasm for fire service was always evident, especially as he served as a technical rescue instructor at the FDNY academy. He showed them the ropes. Peter was a decorated volunteer firefighter, earning the Medal of Valor and Fireman of the Year Award for his rescue of three fellow volunteers. Peter was actively pursuing a degree in Fire Science Technology at the time of his death.