National Fire Service Leaders Remember

"These people killed my friends, and terrified my other friends and neighbors."National Fire Academy Superintendent Denis Onieal remembers Sept. 11, 2001 as if it were yesterday. Those images are forever part of him.The Jersey City native was in his...


There were fire trucks, ambulances and emergency vehicles everywhere. It's a good thing Smiley White was driving. He knew ways out of the city. We got to an intersection. I looked one way, the Pentagon was on fire. I then saw F-16s at the Washington Monument. I thought it was Armageddon."