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.

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Starting on Saturday morning, some even decked out in full turnout gear, climbed 2,071 steps at the South Park Fairgrounds.

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The number represents 110 flights of steps some of the firefighters climbed in the World Trade Centers on that fateful day.

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All of the money raised benefitted the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.