LODD – Binghamton Firefighter/Paramedic John Janos Dies on Duty


Binghamton, NY — John Janos, a longtime city firefighter and paramedic, was mourned Saturday by those he served with for nearly 25 years before passing away Friday night while on-duty at the Hawley Street fire station. He was 57.

Janos was a dedicated firefighter and a loving family man, Fire Chief Daniel Thomas said late Saturday. The department is struggling to make sense of his loss, the chief said.

“John was a valued member of the department and a trusted friend,” Thomas said. “He had a true feeling of what it meant to help others.”

Binghamton Fire Capt. Edward Bergman fondly recalled serving with Janos throughout his career.

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Binghamton firefighter John Janos tosses green beads during Parade Day in Binghamton last month. Janos died Friday night at age 57. / CASEY STAFF / File Photo from pressconnects.com.