Firefighters Climb for 9/11 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) — There were 343 firefighters from 14 states in Kansas City on Sunday to pay their respects to the first responders who died Sept. 11 during a terrorist attack in New York.

The firefighters gathered for a unique memorial, the 8th annual Kansas City 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Tower Pavilion at 12th and Main streets.

Each firefighter climbed the equivalent of 110 stories wearing around 50 pounds of equipment in honor of someone who died during the 9/11 attacks.

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