Michael T. Quilty‚ 42‚ lieutenant‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 11. Quilty‚ a Staten Island resident‚ celebrated his 20th anniversary with the FDNY on September 5‚ 2001. He had moved to Ladder 11 after nearly two decades in Brooklyn with Engine 282 and Ladder 148. In 1997‚ he received a medal for his rescue of a woman from a Brooklyn fire. Off the job‚ Quilty headed for the sky or the sea. He was a licensed pilot and certified scuba diver‚ and enjoyed kayaking‚ fishing‚ and water-skiing with his wife and two children.