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As the president remembered the victims of 9/11 on Thursday Lakewood firefighters were also in New York.
Including Jim Corrigan.
I think it's his way -- coming.
Getting close -- the situation.
Being with everybody here.
Ground zero where it happened.
Where the emotions probably -- are still running the Ross because it's it's where it occurred.
-- is one of several from the department to escort to steel beams back to -- Shown here on the way to northeast Ohio on Thursday the beams were part of the World Trade Center.
-- will be the centerpiece of a planned memorial outside the fire station it was.
-- idea -- a couple individuals but it became a community project.
The fire chief says the memorial will honor -- 344.
Firefighters who died in the attacks.
Plus the four Lakewood firemen who died on the job.
And it doesn't go unnoticed here that the beings are being delivered within days of Osama bin Laden's death.
Just mostly thought about.
People I knew when the other firefighters who -- the World Trade Center and I eleven.
-- I don't want us -- somebody's death but I have all the time maybe there's some closure for some of them.
Because -- some big part of everybody's life.
Not just one person there about an hour -- in as many people.
In many people are still suffering from.
The fire department is selling old -- alarm boxes to raise money for the memorial which will be dedicated this fall.
The mayor says it'll be a reminder of our darkest days and a tribute to those who died.
We will put my hands and -- -- Is emotional I think it.
It's a tribute it's important we don't forget.
And this will help us to keep from doing that.
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