Eric Florack on September 10th, 2019

08:37am— I’d come into work just like any other morning. Where I was working at the time is closed, now, and so is the department that I was working for. But I can see he layout of the place in my mind, and can even taste the coffee I was drinking that morning, from the […]

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Eric Florack on September 10th, 2019

0847 Hours BATTALION 1: Battalion 1 to Manhattan. DISPATCHER: Battalion 1. BATTALION 1: We just had a – a plane crashed into an upper floor of the World Trade Center. Transmit a second alarm and start relocating companies into the area. DISPATCHER: Ten-four battalion 1. BATTALION 1: Battalion 1 is also sending the whole assignment […]

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Eric Florack on September 10th, 2019

On September 10, 2001 Father Mychal Judge addressed the members of Ladder 42 and Engine 73 on the event of the rededication of their firehouse, his sermon ended with these words that day: “Thats the way it is. Good days. Bad days. Up days. Down days. Sad days. Happy days. But never a boring day. […]

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