rescue and recovery

Fire Dept. Bids Farewell to Last Known 9/11 Search Dog

Photo of Bretagne. Courtesy of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department. Photo of Bretagne. Courtesy of the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department.

The oldest known surviving 9/11 rescue and search dog was put to rest Monday.  Read more »

New Exhibition Features FEMA Photographs of Ground Zero

FEMA photographer Andrea Booher at ground zero, Fall 2001. Photograph by Doug Welty, FEMA. FEMA photographer Andrea Booher at ground zero, Fall 2001. Photograph by Doug Welty, FEMA.

A new exhibition opening May 18 will feature FEMA photographer Andrea Booher’s stunning photographs of the ground zero recovery efforts following 9/11.  Read more »

Father, Sons Return to Ground Zero for Recovery Ceremony

Jon, Joe, and Joe Bradley Jr. at 9/11 Memorial Museum Recovery Worker Event (Photo: Jin Lee) Jon, Joe, and Joe Bradley Jr. at 9/11 Memorial Museum Recovery Worker Event (Photo: Jin Lee)

A father and his two sons, all of whom took part in the 9/11 rescue and recovery effort, returned together to the World Trade Center site on May 28, 2015 to attend a special ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial Museum to mark the 13th anniversary of the end of the nine-month recovery effort.  Read more »

Hard Hat Used in 9/11 Recovery Efforts is On View

Steve Nevins hard hat worn during the recovery at Ground Zero (Photo: Amy Dreher) Steve Nevins hard hat worn during the recovery at Ground Zero (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Steve Nevins, who was a New York State police captain at the time, was in the Albany area when he learned that the World Trade Center had been attacked on 9/11. As he prepared to respond to the disaster site, his thoughts turned to the safety of his brother, Gerard Nevins. Gerard was a New York City firefighter with Rescue Company 1.  Read more »

H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 Take Part in 'The Diary' Exhibit at Morgan Library & Musuem (Updated)

 A selection of writings by members of  H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 are being featured in an exhibit at the Morgan Library Museum until May 22.  H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 is a volunteer disaster response nonprofit organization.  Read more »