After the Fall
Rescuers came together to search through the rubble after the towers fell.
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After the first tower collapsed, FDN recalled hundreds of off-duty personnel to help establish command and assess potential rescue strategies. ( Photo Mike Coppola)
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Rescue workers formed bucket brigades to clear debris and rubble from the World Trade Center site.
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Heavy equipment, cranes, and a sea of local, state and federal personnel worked around the clock to rescue or recover victims. Highly sensitive cameras aided the search. (Photo Ed Sawicki)
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Technical rescue specialist erected a high-line rescue rope from the bottom of the primary rubble pile ot the top. The line helped move heavy rescue equipment and personnel including search-and-rescue dogs. (Photo AAP/World Photos/U.S. Navy/Preston Keres)
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