FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas dies while responding to 2-alarm fire at Williamsburg apartment building

Lt. Gordon Ambelas was killed when he became

Lt. Gordon Ambelas was killed when he became trapped while looking for victims in a high-rise public housing unit. (July 6, 2014 12:43 PM)

The FDNY is mourning the loss of one of its own after a Brooklyn apartment building went up in flames Saturday night.

Lt. Gordon Ambelas was killed when he became trapped while looking for victims in a high-rise public housing unit, where a two-alarm fire had broken out at around 9:30 p.m.

Ambelas is the first firefighter to die in the line of duty in more than two years.

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