The Fire Scene: Carrying Josephine

Carrying Josephine For the Second Time, Rescuers Were in the Right Place to Help Ten years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, we all watched in horror as the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, PA, resulted in death and...


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So here they all were, the Archbishop of New York, the former mayor of the City of New York, the members of Squad 18, Engine 3, Engine 9 and Ladder 9, the Port Authority police officer who was trapped in stairway B along with many other members of the FDNY and, of course, the men of Ladder 6, led by their former skipper, Deputy Chief Jay Jonas. The ordinary woman who 10 years ago found herself in an extraordinary place was once again with her friends from Ladder 6, who once again found themselves carrying Josephine.