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Firefighters climb to remember fallen heroes

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Firefighters in Lancaster County tackled the steps of Clipper Magazine Stadium on Sunday, for the 4th Annual Lancaster 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.
250 firefighters from up and down the east coast climbed the steps of the stadium multiple times, for a total of 110 stories, representing the number of floors in the World Trade Center Towers.
Each person who took part wore an ID badge with the picture of an emergency responder who died in the World Trade Center attack.
Organizers say this event focuses more on honoring the fallen firefighters than the money they raise.
"It's great to see all these guys out here that they've given up their time and they're sweating. It's nowhere near what the guys in New York City did, but it gives you just a little taste of what they went through. They'd do anything for you and they're here to remember," said Scott Yuill, who organized the event.
The stair climb raises between $7,000 and $10,000 each year, which goes directly to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

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