343 Firefighters, 72 Police: Heroes who Died on 9 11
There were 3,000 victims from the September 11th 2001 attacks.
Some were working in the towers, traveling on United Airlines Flight 93, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 11, or American Airlines Flight 77, on the ground, and some of those were the emergency response teams who ran in to the wreckage when everyone else was trying to run out.
343 firefighters and and 72 police officers lost their lives on September 11 2001, and tributes were taking place around the country today to remember the men and women whose job it was to save everyone else and who gave their lives trying to do so.
A complete list of the 343 firefighters that were killed on that day. For their names and photographs see this site as well.
Some of the names:
Carl Asaro, Bat.9
George Cain, Lad.7
Michael Elferis, Eng.22
H.O. Cpt. Thomas Farino, Eng.26
Cpt. Frederick Ill Jr., Lad.2
Vincent Kane, Eng.22 B.C.
John McAvoy, Lad.3
Ricardo Quinn, Paramedic
Cpt. Timothy Stackpole, Div.11
Raymond York, Eng.285 (D)
A complete list of the 72 NYPD members who lost their lives on that day.
Some of their names:
Police Officer Liam Callahan
Sergeant John Coughlin
Police Officer Vincent Danz
Police Officer Donald Foreman
Investigator Clyde Frazier
Sergeant Rodney Gillis
Refuge Manager Richard Jerry Guadagno
Special Agent Leonard Hatton
Police Officer Paul Jurgens
Senior Court Officer Thomas Jurgens
One more casualty from September 11th 2001 included Sirius, the only police dog to die in the World Trade Center. He is still remembered every year.
Sirius was stationed at the loading dock of the World Trade Center and his job was to check packages that arrived. Police Officer David Lim was his handler and he survived but his dog did not.