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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 12 - September 28 -- day by day  


September 12
Six firefighters are rescued from the World Trade Center debris. After contacting emergency officials with cell phones or radios, the firefighters were pulled out by rescue workers who had dug through concrete and iron to reach them.


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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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