Never forget: Local firefighters recall 'the darkest day' in America

ROCK SPRINGS - Every year, thousands of participants across America walk, climb and run to remember those who sacrificed their lives to save others on Sept. 11, 2001.

In Rock Springs, firefighters are hosting the 2022 Walk the Rock, 9/11 Memorial Climb.

According to Kelly Mathis, captain of the Rock Springs Fire Department, the twin towers at the World Trade Center each had 110 floors and 2071 steps.

"We want to keep doing this for community involvement," said Mathis. "Members of the community will join firefighters to climb Grant Street in honor of the 343 firefighters from the Fire Departmen...


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