NYC Honorary Street Names
Alfred Ronaldson Place (Bronx)
Present name:East 176th Street
Location:Between Third Avenue and Park Avenue
Honoree: Alfred E. Ronaldson joined the NYFD in 1978. In 1988 he was assigned to Rescue Company No. 3, which covers the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. On March 5, 1991, Rescue 3 was called to a fire in a row of stores on Fordham Road. He was searching the upper level when the floor gave way beneath him. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital where he died of his injuries. He was 36 years old.
FF Alfred Ronaldson Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Washington Avenue
Location:Between East 172nd Street and East 173rd Street
Honoree: Firefighter Alfred Ronaldson killed in the line of duty in 1991 when a section of floor caved in under him after a fire had been mostly extinguished in a BKonx building. He was 36 years old. In his 13-year career, he won six citations for BKavery.
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