Remembering 3 Fallen Pittsburgh Firefighters 25 Years Later

Thomas Brooks Patricia Conroy Marc Kolenda
Photo credit Pittsburgh Public Safety
By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Friday marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of three Pittsburgh firefighters in the East Hills.

Thomas A. Brooks, Patricia A. Conroy and Marc Kolenda were killed when they got trapped in a burning home on Bricelyn Street on February 14, 1995.

 Gregory Brown was convicted for the fire but it was vacated due to misconduct by prosecutors.

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Bricelyn Street Fire. We will always remember the three Pittsburgh firefighters we lost that day, February 14th, 1995.Thomas BrooksPatricia ConroyMarc KolendaMay your memory be eternal.

— Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) February 14, 2020

He was released in 2016 and is awaiting a new trial.

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