Amarillo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

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The National 9/11 Flag is folded by firefighters after a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial in New York Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The ceremony Wednesday marked the opening of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. After the flag was refolded, firefighters marched it into the museum. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was later found shredded in the debris of ground zero. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Several Amarillo Fire Department members will be participating in a memorial stair climb, beginning at 10:15 a.m. at Gold’s Gym on 3000 Blackburn St.

Memorial stair climbs are a tradition in several cities across the country, often hosted in high rise buildings, in remembrance of lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

Most, if not all, of these events have been cancelled this year due to COVID-19. However, Gold’s Gym and Crunch Fitness have offered their stair stepper machines to any firefighters that would like to continue the tradition of this memorial climb.

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