Firefighters run stairs inside Tiger Stadium to remember 9/11 attacks

Louisiana firefighters climb Tiger Stadium stairs to honor first responders lost on 9/11

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - First responders in the capital region gathered Wednesday morning to remember the lives lost 18 years ago during the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

LSU officials cleared the way for firefighters to climb the stairs inside Tiger Stadium.

Firefighters gather at Tiger Stadium for 9/11 memorial stair climb

Firefighters representing departments across the state, including St. George, Thibodeaux, and Gonzales, met around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Step. 11 for the memorial stair climb.

Volunteer firefighter Nathan Richard remembers 9/11 attacks

First responders gathered and prayed before gearing up in up to 70 pounds of equipment and ascending over 100 stairs.

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