Brian Colin Riley was a fireman of Engine 174. He was the father of Tom Riley, husband of Helen Riley and also the grandfather of Rachel Riley.


Brian was fatally wounded in the line of duty. On his deathbed, he had his final testament and last will written by Aileen Cassidy. He wanted his pension to be transferred to his wife Helen and his fire axe given to Tom. Brian admitted that he always wanted his son to be transferred to Engine 174 so he could watch over him.[1]


  • His testament is featured in the "Fire Axe" intel document. 
  • The cause of his death is unknown, although it could have been due to smoke inhalation or severe burns.


  1. ^ Fire Axe intel