Timothy AUSTIN
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  • Buffalo, NY
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ASSISTANTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANTS

Started this discussion. Last reply by united 289..{Dave} Jan 5, 2009. 4 Replies

1983 propane explosion blast site

Started this discussion. Last reply by lutan1 Dec 30, 2008. 1 Reply

 

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"Today marks 30 years since buffalo New York fire department lost all the members of ladder 5 in a propane explosion. be extra careful!"
Dec 27, 2013
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Mike & Family

"this is the same spot they were standing 20 some years earlier to have their prom night photo taken"
Feb 9, 2011
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Mike & Family

from left Mike Jr,Cheryl, Sue, MIke, & Marge
Dec 28, 2010
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Dec 28, 2010
Timothy AUSTIN posted a blog post

New photos in my profile

I added a couple photos of my Brother during happy times because just pictures of the blast and memorials is too depressing.  I wanted everybody to know Mike was a well rounded person who loved every minute of his 39 years here and according to my dad planned on being a firefighter from the time he could speak.
Dec 28, 2010
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South Buffalo Memorial

This was bought and paid for by the citizens of South Buffalo. Four of the firefighters were south buffalo residents
Dec 28, 2010
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box191mem

Memorial box 191 placed at the explosion site
Dec 28, 2010
Timothy AUSTIN and Blaise Bourgeois are now friends
Dec 28, 2010

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New photos in my profile

Posted on December 28, 2010 at 11:31am 0 Comments

I added a couple photos of my Brother during happy times because just pictures of the blast and memorials is too depressing.  I wanted everybody to know Mike was a well rounded person who loved every minute of his 39 years here and according to my dad planned on being a firefighter from the time he could speak.

PROPANE EXPLOSION 25TH ANNIVERSARY IN BUFFALO NEW YORK

Posted on December 29, 2008 at 2:00pm 7 Comments

I joined this website not because I am a fireman but a brother of firefighter Michael Austin who was killed in the 1983 propane explosion in Buffalo New york. I just came across the article written by MIke Lombardo who is now commissioner of the buffalo department. My experience during the time during the funeral all those years ago and has given me a glimpse into what it means to be a fireman. The "brotherhood" is a bond as strong as any family bond and depending on the family sometimes even… Continue

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