Mural Honors Fallen NYFD EMT

(PHOTO: Tats Cru member “BIO” adds finishing touches to mural honoring fallen NYFD EMT Yadira Arroyo.)


(May 24, 2017)
A memorial mural graces a wall by a corner at Morrison & Westchester Avenues. It honors Bronx native Yadira Arroyo — the NYFD EMT killed in the line of duty on March 16, 2017.

The piece was commissioned by the UEPI, expedited by former Union Vice-President Joe Conzo Jr., and rendered by Tats Cru. The wall was available for the memorial mural by Alfredo “PerOne” Oyague.

The tragic killing of Yadira Arroyo was spread across NYC headlines. She was born, raised and lived in The Bronx, and was the mother of five children. “Yari,” as she was known by those close to her, was a 14-year veteran of the NYFD EMS.

 

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