“The number of first responders from the New York City Fire Department who have died from 9/11-related illnesses has reached 343, matching the number who lost their lives on the day of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Two more members of the FDNY died this September from 9/11-related illnesses, shortly after the 22nd anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, according to a statement on social media from the fire department.”

– Maria Sole Campinoti, “FDNY First Responder Deaths from 9/11-related Diseases Now Equal FDNY Deaths from Attacks,” cnn.com, September 24, 2023