Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Flag, personal items of passengers, crew among things destroyed in fire at 9/11 memorial

A fire began about 3 p.m. and grew to include both the Flight 93 park office and park headquarters, according to a Somerset County emergency dispatcher. (AP/National Park Foundation)

Associated Press SHANKSVILLE, Pa. – A flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001, was consumed in a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said Saturday. Friday’s fire in Shanksville destroyed the park’s headquarters complex. State police and the park service are conducting a joint […]

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No signs of foul play seen in Pennsylvania 9/11 memorial fire

Reuters Investigators have found no signs of foul play or arson in a fire at a 9/11 memorial complex in Pennsylvania which destroyed a U.S. flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001, authorities said on Sunday. Also lost in Friday afternoon’s blaze were personal items belonging to the passengers and crew […]

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World Trade Center steel transported through Staten Island to Marine Corps Museum in Va. for dedication ceremony

Steel for FDNY Marine Corps museum

By Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance A piece of steel recovered from the wreckage of the World Trade Center was transported Saturday through Staten Island to be displayed during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Virginia. The Fire Department of New York branch of the Marine Corps Association is dedicating […]

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