FAMILIES MOURN FIRST RESPONDERS WHO DIED AFTER ATTACK
The brother of Detective Luis Alvarez, who died from 9/11-related most cancers 15 years after the assaults, has warned that New Yorkers have been respiration lethal toxins from Floor Zero for months after Twin Towers fell.
Phil Alvarez, a former cop and now Director of Outreach and Training for the 9/11 Sufferer Compensation Fund (VCF) Claims, informed The Solar that “individuals will proceed to get sick” a long time after the atrocity.
Luis, or “Lou” as his household referred to as him, was a person of few phrases – however when it got here to getting justice for first responders uncovered to the hazardous particles, he was vocal and took the problem to lawmakers in Washington, DC.
His activism resulted within the “By no means Overlook the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Everlasting Authorization of the September eleventh Sufferer Compensation Fund Act” (2019) which prolonged the VCF completely.
Luis died 15 days after the invoice was handed by Congress, abandoning his spouse and three sons, now aged 18, 21, and 29.
Luis’ unit was despatched to Floor Zero on the afternoon of 9/11, and he “went proper on the pile” because the rescue mission quickly become a restoration operation after the lethal al-Qaeda strike.