Category Archives: Sept.11

FDNY Firefighter Tom Dunn – September 11, 2001 – His Story

I later found out that this was the second tower. Again visibility became zero and the process began again: coughing, gagging. Again people came to me for air. I remember wandering around and helping whoever I could, all the while trying to figure out just where we were and if there was a roll call being conducted anywhere.

September 11, 2001 FDNY Firefighter Tommy Dunn Reports For Duty….

“September 11, 2001, 0000 hrs. FF Dunn relieves FF Jacobs on house watch dept., personal quarters, in good order.”

September 11, 2001 by Tom Dunn FDNY

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September 11, 2001, 0000 hrs. FF Dunn relieves FF Jacobs on house watch dept., personal quarters, in good order.

Sept 11, 2001, A Firefighter's Story

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The red phone went off announcing that a second alarm had been transmitted for box 8087 The World Trade Center. About a minute past and again the phone went off stating now that a third alarm had been transmitted. Almost immediately the computer went off “Battalion!”

Never Forget

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On September 11 of each year I re-post the story sent to me by FDNY Firefighter Tommy Dunn shortly after the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001. Firefighter Dunn was there that day, a first responder who could have easily suffered the same fate as the 343 firefighters that died that day. He nearly did. Please read […]

FDNY Firefighter Tommy Dunn, 9-11-01

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September 11, 2001, 0000 hrs. by Tom Dunn, FDNY Firefighter “FF Dunn relieves FF Jacobs on house watch dept., personal quarters, in good order.”That’s the entry I made in the company journal when I took over house watch at midnight.The night tour was pretty slow, we had a couple runs–nothing worth talking about. At about […]

FDNY 343 Tribute As September 11 Approaches

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwb5Ai7LN3c&hl=en&fs=1] There are many very nice tribute videos here, on Youtube.

FDNY Firefighters Escort WTC Steel Cross To Flight 93 Memorial

343 Remember

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7Fjz_EzzFE] On September 11, 2001 FDNY Firefighter Tommy Dunn was on his way into WTC Tower II with his engine company as it collapsed. His accounting of the day is permanently posted on Firefighter Exchange. Please take a minute and click over the read Firefighter Dunn’s incredible story of that tragic day. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoxxix0QQdU]

Giuliani Wrongly Attacked

Bloomberg via Yahoo! News reports, “The International Association of Fire Fighters union said it wants its 260,000 U.S. members to know the “real story” of the former New York mayor, contending that Giuliani sought to curtail search-and-recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001……The union wants “to make […]

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Retired Cal Fire/CDF Fire Captain

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