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Fire Service News: Retired FDNY Firefighter Tells Story of Ground Zero Search and Rescue Operations

09/11/2013
In a recent online article and video, Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Deputy Assistant Chief (Ret.) John Norman told about the search and rescue operations conducted at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Norman talked to theblaze.com (http://bit.ly/18ctj8Q) about the response. In the wake of the towers falling and the search and rescue that followed, Norman was put in charge of the search operation after those previously in this leadership position were killed. "The thing I remember, besides the dust, is the papers. Paper everywhere. The whole graveyard here filled with paper," Norman said as he revisted the...

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