Family members and fellow firefighters will collect Thursday to pay their respects to fallen Bravest Timothy Klein.
Klein’s viewing will happen from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and seven p.m. to 9 p.m. at McManus Funeral Home, 4601 Avenue N in Flatlands, Brooklyn.
The funeral for the 31-year-old hero will likely be held at 11 a.m. Friday on the Church of St. Francis de Gross sales, 129-16 Rockaway Seashore Boulevard in Belle Harbor, Queens.
Klein, a 6-year FDNY veteran and the son of a retired firefighter, grew up close by in Breezy Level, Queens.
He was killed in a raging Sunday afternoon home fireplace on Avenue N close to East 108th Road in Canarsie, officers stated.
Fireplace officers say smoke-eaters have been battling the hearth when flames abruptly swept by means of the second flooring of the constructing, sending them leaping from home windows as a part of the construction started caving in on itself.
Klein was fatally injured within the structural collapse, in response to authorities and sources.
Three years in the past, Klein gave a eulogy for fellow Bravest Steven Pollard, who died on obligation whereas serving to on the scene of a Brooklyn automobile crash.
A lady answering the door at Pollard’s household’s house earlier this week stated Steven’s kin could be attending Klein’s funeral.
A 21-year-old autistic man, recognized as Carlos Richards – the son of a retired NYPD cop – additionally died in Sunday’s inferno.
Richards was reported lacking by his household when flames broke out of their house, authorities stated.
Later Sunday, Richards’ physique was discovered within the house’s charred stays, authorities stated.
“Our condolences go to the household of the firefighter who died attempting to avoid wasting Carlos,” a person informed The Publish by cellphone Monday, after answering a quantity listed for Richards’ mom.
“Our hearts exit to his household. Proper now, we’re grieving for Carlos, and we share the identical ache that they’re feeling,’’ added the person, who didn’t determine himself.