NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Prior to September 11, 2001, what became known as the 23rd Street Fire was the deadliest fire in FDNY history. One dozen New York's Bravest died when the floor collapsed in a burning building on 23rd Street in Manhattan on Oct. 17, 1966.
A new documentary called My Father's House shares the story of these men's sacrifice 51 years ago. Good Day New York Rosanna Scotto narrated one section.
Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Christine Priore, daughter of Lt. Joseph Priore, who died in the fire, spoke about the tragedy and the film on Good Day New York.