Garivaldi Castillo and Julio Salcedo were sentenced on Friday for their guilty pleas to manslaughter charges in the death of Battalion Chief Michael Fahy. The 33-year-old Castillo was sentenced to six years in prison while the 36-year-old Salcedo was sentenced to up to four years.
Authorities say the men tampered with gas lines at a Bronx house where they were growing pot indoors
After firefighters arrived in September 2016 to check out reports of a gas leak, the two-story house exploded, killing the 44-year-old Fahy.
The 17-year Fire Department of New York veteran is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
The Associated Press