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Timeline of Tragedy: On the morning of September 11th, 2002, the FDNY received the first call to action at the World Trade Center. What happened then?
September 11, 2001 -- minute by minute  


8:47
Eighteen fire companies begin responding to a fifth alarm, setting up a command post in the lobby of the north tower when they arrive.


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September 11, 2001

> A heroic and tragic day for the FDNY.

September 12 - 30

As hope wanes for survivors, recovery begins.

October

A time of memorials and remembrance.

November to May

Recovery brings resolve to victims' families.

June 2002 and beyond

The impact continues.

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