The Blackman Voice

First Responders Event

First Responders Event

Jenene Grover, Reporter

October 21, 2019

On September 11, 2001, four coordinated terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people in the United States. A total of 412 of these losses were first responders.  This event forever changed the mental and physical states of first responders and their families. The respiratory diseases caused from inhalation of chemicals and smoke affected many later in life.  ...