National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
October 3, 2016
We remember Lt. Andrew K. Boyt of the City of Cape May (NJ) Fire Department who died in the line of duty on October 3, 2011.
Andy’s firefighting career began in 1991 when he entered the Cape May Volunteer Fire Department. He became a career firefighter/EMT for Cape May City in 1999 and rose to the rank of lieutenant in 2006.
Throughout his firefighting career‚ Andy held many positions‚ which include being a rescue specialist on the New Jersey Task Force 1‚ a founding member of the Cape May County Urban Search and Rescue Team‚ and the deputy emergency management coordinator for the City of Cape May. Andy was awarded several commendations during his career. He was a member of Local 3495.
Andy enjoyed all that life offered‚ more specifically‚ time at the beach‚ surfing‚ volleyball‚ cooking‚ carving decoys‚ and collecting antique bottles. Andy especially cherished priceless moments with his wife‚ Michelle; family; friends; and yellow lab‚ Cali.