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Thomas Fee biography: 13 things about retired firefighter from Long Island, New York

Thomas J. Fee

Thomas J. Fee

Thomas J. Fee is a white man from New York, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Freeport, Long Island, New York. (a)
  2. In January 1998, he joined  the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). (b)
  3. In 2001, the Hempstead Fire Department suspended him for speaking with the media after wading through flames to try to rescue two men. (c)
  4. In 2002, the Nassau County Fire Commission awarded him the Silver Medal for Valor for his efforts in the same fire incident related to his suspension in 2001. (c)
  5. In March 2004, he became a co-owner of Rite Rescue Systems, which is based in West Islip, New York. (c)
  6. On November 22, 2004, he was suspended from his position as a volunteer fighter for yelling out racial slurs on three or four occasions as an African-American cardiologist walked past the firehouse on Long Beach Road in Hempstead, Long Island. (c)
  7. In October 2020, he retired from his job as an FDNY firefighter. (a)
  8. His annual salary in 2020 was $125,794. (a)
  9. On January 6, 2021, he participated in the riot at U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA. That day, Donald Trump supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. He took a selfie while inside the building. (a)
  10. He was 53 years old when he participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (a)
  11. He sent a photo of himself surrounded by rioters inside the US Capitol Rotunda to an acquaintance, a man who is an agent with the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service. The man informed the authorities about it. He used to date the sister of the tipster. (d)
  12. For his participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, he was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on the U.S. Capitol grounds. (a)
  13. He has yet to be arrested. (a)

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