Beam from twin towers now at Pa. fire station

    A Bucks County fire company is now home to one of the beams from the World Trade Center towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

    An escort of Bucks County firefighters, police and members of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club brought the 12-foot piece of steel weighing more than a ton to the Hartsville Fire Company in Warminster on Saturday.

    Hartsville Fire Co. President Ed Pfeiffer told The Intelligencer that he hopes that the 9/11 memorial to be constructed on the firehouse’s front lawn will help young people remember the tragedy. Among those killed were 343 firefighters, 60 police officers and eight ambulance squad members. A wall at the Hartsville memorial will bear their names as well as the names of two volunteer firefighters killed in Iraq.

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