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Wake for fallen firefighter Timothy Klein to be held today

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.

Members of the Fire Department of the City gather to pay respects to Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy Klein during a viewing at the McManus Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Members of the Fireplace Division of the Metropolis collect to pay respects to Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy Klein throughout a viewing on the McManus Funeral Residence on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.
James Keivom
Members of the Fire Department of the City gather to pay respects to Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy Klein during a viewing at the McManus Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Klein was killed when the second floor of a Canarsie home suddenly collapsed in on him as he helped battle an inferno.
Timothy Klein’s viewing will happen from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and seven p.m. to 9 p.m. at McManus Funeral Residence.
James Keivom
Members of the Fire Department of the City gather to pay respects to Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy Klein during a viewing at the McManus Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Klein was killed when the second floor of a Canarsie home suddenly collapsed in on him as he helped battle an inferno. (James Keivom for New York Post)
The funeral for Timothy Klein will likely be held at 11 a.m. Friday.
James Keivom
Firefighter Timothy Klein, 31, was one of more than 100 FDNY members responding to
Firefighter Timothy Klein was certainly one of greater than 100 FDNY members responding to the hearth.
Brian Grogan

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.

Family members and friends of Fire Department of the City of New York Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy Klein’s leave the family home for a viewing at the McManus Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Queens, N.Y. Klein was killed when the second floor of a Canarsie home suddenly collapsed in on him as he helped battle an inferno. (James Keivom for New York Post)
Timothy Klein was a 6-year FDNY veteran and the son of a retired firefighter.
James Keivom
People gather at the family home of Fire Department of the City of New York Ladder Co. 170 firefighter Timothy KleinÕs before leaving for a viewing at the McManus Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Folks collect on the household house of Timothy Klein earlier than leaving for a viewing on the McManus Funeral Residence on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.
James Keivom
Members of the Fire Department of the City greet fellow firefighter Robert Velazquez(in blue shirt), who suffered two broken arms battling the three-alarm Canarsie house blaze Sunday
Members of the Fireplace Division of the Metropolis greet fellow firefighter Robert Velazquez, who suffered two damaged arms battling the three-alarm Canarsie home blaze Sunday.
James Keivom

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. 

Firefighters prepare to carry out the body of Firefigher Timothy Klein
Timothy Klein was fatally injured within the structural collapse.
Wayne Carrington
Firefighter Timothy Klein from Ladder 170 was killed when the second floor of a building collapsed in flames during a three alarm fire. Here, you can see part of the collapsed floor.
Carlos Richards – the son of a retired NYPD cop – additionally died in Sunday’s fireplace. 
Gregory P. Mango
Firefighter Timothy Klein from Ladder 170 was killed when the second floor of a building collapsed in flames during a three alarm fire
Firefighter Timothy Klein was killed when the second flooring of a constructing collapsed in flames.
Gregory P. Mango

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.

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