NEW YORK (WPIX/CNN) - The New York City Fire Department has added 32 more names to its 9/11 Memorial Wall.
The Wall honors members who died of 9/11-related illnesses. In all, the Wall now lists 159 FDNY members. More than 340 New York firefighters were killed on 9/11.
Among the names just added were a father and son who died of 9/11-related cancers months apart.
Robert Alexander, 43, died in August of cancer related to his service at the World Trade Center. At the time of the terror attack, he was a police officer who later became a firefighter. He was a third-generation firefighter.
His death follows that of his father, Raymond Alexander, 76, who about nine months ago died of cancers also tied to Ground Zero, WPIX reports.
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