FDNY Chief Joseph Pfeifer has honored lives lost on 9/11, including his own brother’s, by devoting his career since then to thwarting terrorists. “9/11 is part of history that is personal to every firefighter,” he said. “It’s about saving lives - no matter what occurs.”
Pfeifer was investigating a gas leak near Canal St. when the first hijacked jetliner roared overhead on that fateful morning. He watched it slam into the north tower. More.