FDNY firefighter William Tolley remembered in Queens ceremony

Isabella and Marie Tolley, William Tolley's daughter and

Isabella and Marie Tolley, William Tolley’s daughter and widow, hold the sign on 66th Place near Myrtle Avenue in Queens that honors the late firefighter on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Todd Maisel

The FDNY dedicated a plaque and street Wednesday to William Tolley, the longtime New York City firefighter and Bethpage resident who plunged off a Queens roof last year, down five stories to his death.

The plaque, unveiled late in the morning at Engine 286/Ladder 135 in Ridgewood, , immortalizes Tolley as a man “who made the supreme sacrifice” when he died at age 42 on April 20, 2017.

The street, 66th Place, near Myrtle Avenue, was then named in Tolley’s honor.

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