PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Eighteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of New York firefighters lost their lives charging into the burning World Trade Center towers.
To honor their sacrifice, two Region 8 firefighters donned full gear Wednesday and climbed 110 flights of stairs.
Dustin Betts and Michael Harris of Paragould put on their firesuits, boots, and helmets; then climbed aboard two StairMasters at Anytime Fitness, 1725 W. Kingshighway.
They completed 110 flights to simulate the 110 floors of the WTC Twin Towers.
Firefighters in Blytheville firefighters and police officer also completed the 110 flights as well.