FROM READERS: Boone County firefighters participate in 9/11 memorial stair climb

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 | 5:21 p.m. CDT
Members of the Boone County Fire Department pose for a group photo during the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday in Clayton. The participants included 14 Boone County firefighters who climbed 110 flights of stairs to honor the fallen firefighters who died on 9/11.

The Boone County Fire Protection District participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday, at the Pierre Laclede Tower II in Clayton.

To honor the firefighters who died on 9/11, 14 Boone County firefighters climbed 110 flights of stairs while carrying pictures of some of the fallen. Lindsey Chandler, a firefighter, was there to take pictures of the event. To view the entire album go to the Missourian Facebook page.

If you can't view the slideshow above, view it on Flickr here.

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