STATEN - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Thousands appear for NYC firefighter’s funeral <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Thousands appear for NYC firefighter’s funeral</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Thousands of firefighters from across the country have descended upon a narrow New York City avenue for the funeral of a fallen fire lieutenant. Firefighters from St. Louis; Philadelphia; Boston; Monroe, Connecticut; and elsewhere lined up in uniform Thursday on Staten Island to honor Gordon “Matt” Ambelas (am-BEHL’-ihs). Mayor Bill de Blasio is to deliver a eulogy at the small church on Staten Island. The 14-year Fire Department of New York veteran died Saturday night from smoke inha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581697402014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:42:16 MDT