FDNY firefighters salute fallen brother during dignified transfer
William Moon's wife, Kristina, shared a statement noting that her husband’s organs can provide “Christmas miracles” for others
By FireRescue1 Staff
NEW YORK — FDNY firefighters showed their support for fallen member William P. Moon II, who died earlier this week during training.
FDNY shared photos showing firefighters salute as Moon’s body was transferred from Kings County Hospital Center to NYU Langone Health. His organs will be donated to save others, the department said on Friday.
Moon’s wife, Kristina, shared a statement noting that her husband’s organs can provide “Christmas miracles” for others.
Moon’s organs will be donated to save others. It’s estimated that every donor can save up to eight lives. If you would like to learn more about how to register as a donor, go to https://t.co/toWFCTVpLU. pic.twitter.com/7yVHdKvBvs— FDNY (@FDNY) December 16, 2022
Moon fell approximately 20 feet and suffered a serious head injury while preparing for a drill inside his firehouse, Rescue Company 2 in Brooklyn.
Firefighter Moon was appointed to the FDNY on May 5, 2002. He began his career in Ladder Company 133 in Queens, where he worked for 20 years before being detailed to Rescue Company 2 earlier this year. Firefighter Moon also served as a member of the Islip Volunteer Fire Department on Long Island, including serving as their chief of department in 2017.
If you would like to learn more about how to register as a donor, visit LiveOnNY.