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Paying Tribute To Fallen Heroes

Posted at 12:36 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 12:36:58-04
RICHMOND, Va. - September 11th marks the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks. Each year, local fire departments pay tribute to the 343 FDNY Firefighters, 60 Police Officers and 10 EMS who lost their lives on that tragic day in New York City by climbing 110 stories. Lieutenant Mike Oprandy, from the Richmond Fire Department joined us in the studio to share the details on the 2016 Richmond 9/11 Stair Climb Memorial. The climb takes place Sunday, September 11th from 9am to 12pm. For more information you can visit http://events.firehero.org/richmond and https://www.facebook.com/Richmond-Remembers-9-11-Stairclimb-211763862249836/?fref=ts