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Today is our first shift back after having four days off here in the Model City. Of course, I ended up working two of the four days for some of my brothers that covered shifts for me during my November ...

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Charlotte 9/11 Stair Climb

“Firefighter Karl Joseph, Engine 207″…Ding! “Firefighter Richard Kelly Jr., Ladder 11″…Ding! “Lieutenant Steven Bates, Engine 235″…Ding! The bell sounded just after the reading of the name and assignment of the FDNY member around each of the climber’s necks. We were ...

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