Photos I took at FDIC while reporting and climbing. - Bill
Scott, Padgett, Wes Little, Brandon Morris, Ted Horvath (left to right) Southern Pines Fire Rescue, Southern Pines, NC
Paul Rank, Mike McMonigal (Inverness Heights, MN) Rick McLay (Eagen, MN), Doug Pearson (Falmouth, VA) (left to right)
Coolspring Township (IN) captain Wes Rogers climbs in honor of FDNY firefighter Kenneth Marino, Rescue 1.
Jason Palmer (left) and Erik Eitel (right) of the Robbinsville Fire Department, NJ. Eitel responded to the World Trade Center as part of the NJTF-1 team in 2001.
(Left to right) Glen Rogers, Bob Raffery (Stone Bank FD, WI) and Andrew Karnes (Town of Delafield FD, W) looking forward to the challenge of the climb.
Firefighter Drew Bleu of the Michigan City FD, IN climbs in honor of FDNY firefighter Dennis Germain, Ladder 2.
Jordan Hood, Brian Bastinelli, Troy Stocker (left to right) of the York Township Fire Department, PA. They climb with a etching from the World Trade Center Memorial of FDNY firefighter Salvatore Calabro, Ladder 101. They had attended Firefighter Calabro's funeral in the weeks after 9-11.
Chief Brian Bastinelli with a etching from the World Trade Center Memorial of FDNY firefighter Salvatore Calabro, Ladder 101.
Bobby Halton shaking hands with every participant as they start the climb.
Lieutenant Brian Brush of West Metro Fire Rescue (CO) leads the climbers. Brian is a key figure in promoting memorial stair climbs across the country.
Firefighter Chris Curtis of the Elmwood Place FD (OH) climbed in full PPE. The first of three laps was done while breathing from his SCBA.