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At one Brooklyn firehouse, the memory of 12 lost ‘brothers’ remains strong

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New York (AFP) – In one Brooklyn firehouse, there is only one survivor of the September attacks still active, but the memory of 12 “brothers” lost in the twisted and smoking debris of the World Trade Center is still achingly alive. The words “We will never forget” now appear on a metal plaque affixed to the facade of the Squad Co. 1 firehouse in Brooklyn’s fashionable Park Slope neighborhood. The names of the 12 firefighters from the unit who died that day are inscribed there as well. Their retired colleagues, family members and active firefighters gathered around an American flag on Saturday …

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