By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Saturday, local firefighters and first responders paid tribute to those killed in the line of duty on September 11, 2001.READ MORE: Allegheny Health Network To Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses To Eligible Individuals
Starting on Saturday morning, some even decked out in full turnout gear, climbed 2,071 steps at the South Park Fairgrounds.READ MORE: Toddler Taken To Hospital With Gunshot Wound, Police Investigating
The number represents 110 flights of steps some of the firefighters climbed in the World Trade Centers on that fateful day.MORE NEWS: Hershey’s Mini Bars Rank As The Top-Selling Halloween Candy In Pa.
All of the money raised benefitted the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.