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Richard J. Sheirer, 65, director of New York City’s ‘9-11’ emergency response, suffers fatal heart attack

NEW YORK –  Richard J. Sheirer, who as director of New York City’s Office of Emergency Management was thrown into the limelight on Sept. 11, 2001, after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, died on Thursday in Manhattan.

Richard J. Sheirer, 65, director of New York City’s ‘9-11’ emergency response, suffers fatal heart attack

NEW YORK –  Richard J. Sheirer, who as director of New York City’s Office of Emergency Management was thrown into the limelight on Sept. 11, 2001, after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, died on Thursday in Manhattan.