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  • FEMA Updates WTC And Pentagon Activities

    Washington, D.C., September 24, 2001 -- Federal agencies continue to support the efforts of state and local governments in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A total of 6,269 federal personnel are working in direct support of operations in...

    News • September 24th, 2001

  • Three Firefighters Refuse To Ride On Truck With American Flag

    OPA-LOCKA (FL), Kelly Butler reporting -- Not everyone is enthusiastic about flying Old Glory. In fact, it has kept three emergency workers from doing their jobs. Three firefighters refused to ride on their truck this weekend because it was flying the...

    News • September 20th, 2001

  • All in a Day's Work

      COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The word hero and all its derivations are sure to be used liberally when thousands gather at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Colorado Springs to honor 425 union firefighters who died in the line of duty...

    News • September 20th, 2001

  • One Week After Terrorist Attacks, Site Clearance and Facilities Restoration Continue

    Washington, D.C., September 17, 2001 -- On day seven after the terrorist attack on New York and Washington, President Bush will visit the Pentagon site, and FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh will go to New York. Responding to and recovering from these...

    News • September 18th, 2001

  • Director to Visit New York as Rescue Work Continues at "Ground Zero"

    Director Allbaugh traveled to New York yesterday to visit the rescue efforts at "Ground Zero", the site of the World Trade Center (TWC) collapse. He also visited the new Disaster Field Office.

    News • September 18th, 2001

  • DNA Samples Provide Crucial Evidence For Missing Loved Ones

    (East Side-WABC, Sunday, September 16, 2001) -- On almost every street corner in the city on Saturday night, candles burned in memory of the victims of Tuesday's attack. These vigils are a poignant symbol of the endless search and the still burning...

    News • September 17th, 2001

  • California Rescuers Save Indiana Firefighters During Fire in Collapsed Building

    During the night, team members from one of the California Governor' ;s Office of Emergency Services three Urban, Search, and Rescue (US&R) Task Forces were working near an Indiana US&R task force when the Indiana unit forced entry into a burning...

    News • September 16th, 2001

  • With The Chances Of Finding More Survivors Growing Dimmer, Rescue Workers Refuse To Give Up

    (New York-WABC, September 14, 2001) -- There was grim news Friday night about the victims of the World Trade Center terror attack. It's been more than 48 hours since any survivors have been pulled from the rubble. Still, the effort is officially being...

    News • September 15th, 2001

  • FDNY Facing Worst Emergency Services Loss in American History

    The tragedy is likely not only to be the worst loss of life to terrorism on U.S. soil, but one of -- if not the -- largest disaster in American history. Most reports indicate it will also sadly be the saddest day for the world's emergency services with...

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • Local Events To Honor America's Fallen Firefighters

      EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Previously planned events in honor of America's fallen firefighters are taking on a new poignancy. The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, celebrating its 20th anniversary this October, has several local events...

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • Benefits Claims to be Expedited

    (Thu, 6p) -- During a press conference this morning at WTC ground zero in New York City Thursday, International Association of Fire Fighters General President Harold Schaitberger also praised President George W. Bush for directing the Justice...

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • Foundation To Open NY Office

      EMMITSBURG, Md. -- The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) announced today that it has dispatched its senior staff and a grief specialist to assist the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) in its efforts to deal with the tragic and...

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • United States Fire Administration Critical Infrastructure Protection

    United States Fire Administration Critical Infrastructure Protection INFOGRAM

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • Memo from ICHIEFS: Do Not Respond to WTC Scene

    Yesterday I sent a message of patience. Today I must repeat that message. Patience is the order of the day. I have talked directly with command units on scene and they DO NOT need additional help. I have talked with at least two emergency responders...

    News • September 14th, 2001

  • As The Rescue Effort Continues New Danger Confronts Those On The Front Line

    For two and a half days the worst place on Earth has been just blocks from where I'm standing. Four thousand, seven hundred sixty three people remain unaccounted for, 94 bodies have been pulled from the rubble. And as grim and horrific as this search...

    News • September 14th, 2001