How 9/11 Became the Deadliest Day In History For U.S. Firefighters

At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. Six minutes later, the first contingent of New York City firefighters—two ladder and two engine companies—had arrived at the stricken building. They had just begun to climb a stairwell in an effort to reach people trapped on the upper floors, when another hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175, struck the south tower at 9:03 a.m. The 9/11 attacks not only became the single deadliest terrorist attack in human history, they were also the deadliest incident ever for firefighters, as well as for law enforcement officers in the United States. Th

Guilford Fire Department Is Hiring

The Guilford FIre Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Firefighter / EMT and/or Paramedic. Information about this position may be obtained by clicking on the links below. A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF FIFTY ($50.00) DOLLARS MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION. ONLY CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS MADE OUT TO THE “TOWN OF GUILFORD” (NO CASH) WILL BE ACCEPTED. In the event a check is returned for insufficient funds, the corresponding applicant will be disqualified from hiring consideration. A complete application package must be returned to: Human Resources Guilford Town Hall 31 Park Street Guilford, CT 06437 no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 F

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