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10 years after 9/11

It’s been 10 years since the terror attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and aboard Flight 93, but we still feel their impact. Nearly 3,000 lives ended in the 9/11 attacks, and FR1 has put together special coverage to honor those involved and explore how the fire service has changed since that tragic day. We will never forget.

A month after his son initiated CPR for his first SCA, Wayne Kewitsch suffered a second medical emergency while driving
“It took me nine years to discover that it’s okay to laugh again, and it’s more than okay to try”
While responders fought their illnesses, they have frequently found that they had to fight legal battles as well
The memory of my son lives on through his generous and kind deeds during his young life
I will never forget how warm and understanding the British were to the loss of so many Americans and first responders
Lawmakers said they filed a petition with the 9/11 health program to require an immediate review of an FDNY study
I have the obligation to carry on the traditions and respect the 343 brothers and sisters helped to build
Fundraising for Shanksville, which needs $30 million, has been painfully slow
While working at Ground Zero, responders inhaled jet fuel, soot, glass fibers, asbestos, crushed metals, cement dust, pesticides, dioxins and other contaminants
I’m afraid that while we say we will “never forget,” it’s already started to happen
He sang the same song for a performance that aired nationally on Sept. 23, 2001 prior to the kickoff of the first NFL games after 9/11
The discussion topics begin with early reports of hijackings and include the scrambling of fighter jets
FDNY enshrined the chaplain’s jacket and helmet in the Fire Museum’s permanent collection