Thomas M. Butler‚ 37‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Squad 1. A 12-year veteran with the FDNY‚ Butler had previously worked as a New York City police officer. He worked part-time as the bay constable in Smithtown‚ N.Y. He lived nearby with his wife‚ Martha‚ and three children. A military history buff‚ Butler also enjoyed outdoor sports with his wife‚ such as hiking‚ running‚ biking‚ skiing‚ and diving.