Officials sadly confirmed an active FDNY firefighter from the Hudson Valley passed away. He leaves behind many loved ones including his 2-year-old.

He passed away unexpectedly at Westchester Medical Center, according to his obituary.

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"It is with deep regret the UFA announces the death of Active Firefighter Jason E. Baldwin, Ladder Company 46, who passed on February 25, 2024," FDNY UFA tweeted.

Baldwin was just 36. He was a 9-year veteran of the FDNY, first serving as an EMT before being appointed a firefighter in 2017.

"The FDNY and FDNY Foundation send our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Firefighter Baldwin. We will never forget his service and dedication to the FDNY and the City of New York," the FDNY Foundation stated.

Fundraiser For Fallen Firefighter's Child

FDNY Foundation
FDNY Foundation

Baldwin is survived by many loved ones, including his wife and 2-year-old son. The FDNY Foundation started a scholarship fund for his son.

CLICK HERE if you would like to donate.

Note: to make sure you donate to Baldwin's family once you click the link scroll down to select the fund "FF Jason E. Baldwin Children’s Scholarship Fund.”

A photo of what it looks like once you scroll down to find the correct fund is below:

FDNY Foundation
FDNY Foundation

"100% of donations go to the Baldwin Children Scholarship Fund," the FDNY Foundation confirms.

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Born In Newburgh, Lived In New Windsor, Chester, Warwick

Baldwin was born in 1998 in Newburgh. He most recently lived in Warwick and has lived in Chester and New Windsor.

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"Jason will be remembered for his unwavering love for his family, his kindness, and his humor. No amount of words can fully capture who Jason was as a person. To know Jason was to love Jason," his obituary states. "Jason’s humor was the best and his specialties included delivering one-liners and quoting The Simpsons.

Always Dreamed Of Becoming FDNY Firefighter

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Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home

He always dreamed of becoming an FDNY firefighter. His father is a volunteer firefighter with the Vails Gate Fire Department, and his Father-in-law a retired FDNY Captain.

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"Jason always dreamed of becoming an FDNY firefighter and would stop at nothing to accomplish his goal," his obituary adds.

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