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Bin Laden Dead: Our Brooklyn Heights Heroes Got Some Justice Tonight

Upon America’s successful assassination of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden today,  please take a moment to remember the firefighters of our Engine Company 205 / Ladder Company 118 “Fire Under the Bridge”.  The Middagh Street station lost 8 men on 9/11/2011  including 6 who died together in their firetruck crushed under the rubble.

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Branch Down on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights

BHB tipster “Jason” sent in this photo of FDNY cleaning up a downed tree branch (“half a tree” he says) at Hicks and Cranberry around 10pm last night. Update: The scene this morning shows many tree branches down, but neatly stacked for Sanitation Department removal.

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WABC-TV Report: Brooklyn Heights Heroes Remembered

Channel 7’s Nina Pinada interviews the current members of Engine Company 205/ Ladder Company 118 on the 8th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Our firehouse lost 8 men at the World Trade Center that day. Fox 5’s Linda Schmidt also visited. Video after the jump.

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Never Forget; Remember with Reverence

Our own FDNY heroes, Engine Company 205 / Ladder Company 118 “Fire Under the Bridge”, lost 8 men on 9/11/01 including 6 who died together in their firetruck under the rubble.  The photo of their recovered vehicle was one of the most poignant images of the attack’s aftermath. Now more than ever, as some choose […]

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