Lieutenant Alison Russo was stabbed and killed Thursday afternoon while working at FDNY EMS Station 49 in Queens. At approximately 2:20pm, Lt. Russo was on duty in the vicinity of 20th Avenue and Steinway Street in Astoria near her station’s quarters. She was stabbed multiple times in an unprovoked attack. She was transported in critical condition to Mt. Sinai Queens Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.
She was a 24 year veteran and was awarded several commendations for her response to WTC on 9/11, excellent duty and bravery. She made the Supreme Sacrifice while serving our city.
Funeral arrangements for Lt. Alison Russo are as follows
The wake will be Monday and Tuesday
2-4 and 7-9
Cormmack Abbey Funeral Home
96 Commack Rd
Commack, NY 11725
Wednesday funeral services will be held at CW Post Tilles Center
720 northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548
The EMS FDNY Help Fund will ensure that all donations received will go to the family of Lieutenant Alison Russo.