EAST TREMONT - New York City firefighters are mourning the death of a fellow firefighter who was found dead this morning at an East Tremont firehouse.

The FDNY says 40-year-old Gary Valentino, who served for 12 years, had recently arrived at Engine 72 to serve as a chief's aide.

The cause of Valentino's death is still unknown, pending an investigation from the medical examiner's office.