Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 2809
Incident Date: 1/5/1987
Police Officer Francis LaSala succumbed to injuries received in a structure fire while he was assigned to the Emergency Services Unit.
When the unit arrived he grabbed a small air pack and rushed into the structure at 222 East 21st Street. He was credited with saving several people before he became trapped in a staircase. Firefighters located him unconscious with burns over 50-percent of his body. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Officer LaSala was assigned to ESS 1. He was survived by his mother, sister, and brother.