This Firefighter Hero WOD is dedicated to Thomas Casoria, FDNY, Engine 22, who was killed on September 11, 2001. Thomas was on the FDNY, Engine 22/Ladder Co. 13 on East 85th Street in Manhattan, which is on the Upper East Side. Three other firefighters from Engine 22 also lost their lives that day. He was a member of the FDNY for three years before he was missing in action on 9.11. He was last seen with Michael Elferis and Vincent Kane, also firefighters. They were last seen in the stairway on the 21st floor of Tower # 1 carrying a paraplegic down when it collapsed. Michael and Vincent were found on November 22, 2001 and were said to have been found intact, embracing one another. Thomas’ remains were found in April 2002 and was laid to rest on August 9, 2002. He was 29.