The North Massapequa Fire Department mourns the line of duty passing of brother firefighter
of the Spring Valley Fire Department
Spring Valley, NY.
A hero, who died trying to save others; and, like half the firefighters in the United States, a volunteer.
The North Massapequa Fire Dept, honored one of it’s members, Jackson Pokress of Friendship Engine Co #3, as he turns 100 yrs old today.
Pokress, A World War II combat photographer who was affiliated with ‘Merrills Marauders’ as well as the Korean War has been a member of the North Massapequa Fire Dept for over 65 yrs.
Pokress is seen here with Congressman Peter King, members of Friendship Engine Co #3 and the rest of the North Massapequa Fire Dept.