Firefighter William P. Moon II, who was gravely injured in a fall this week, was honorably transferred Saturday from Brooklyn’s Kings County Hospital to Manhattan’s NYU Langone Medical Center.
Mayor Eric Adams and Commissioner Laura Kavanagh lamented a day earlier that the 21-year FDNY veteran would not survive. Despite his grave condition, Moon is receiving care as an organ donor, according to LiveOnNY, and will save the lives of New Yorkers in need of organ transplants.
“Our hearts are broken for Firefighter Moon’s family and friends, and for our entire Department. He spent his life helping others, here at the FDNY, and on Long Island, as a volunteer Fire Chief.
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