9/11 Narrative

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It was the day of September 11, 2001 and I was ready for

work at the fire station. My alarm is always set for 5:00 a.m.

every morning. I start work at about 5:30 a.m. and start off by

putting on my gear. I knew that this didn’t feel right, I knew

something bad was going to happen.

When I got to work it was all normal just like a normal day.

It was in the morning and we saved about ten people at a rush hour car crash between three cars. All of a sudden we heard a huge “BANG!” like a bomb went off. My fellow firefighters

and I were about jumped out of our skin One of the firefighters said

“What was that?!”

We all ran outside and we saw that smoke was

covering the sky. We couldn’t see where it was coming from or

what caused it. …show more content…

Some of the people couldn’t hear me

because of the loudness caused by the huge fire. So I took my

megaphone and said to the people


Everybody started to go down. Many boarded emergency vehicles to the hospital.

There were still a lot of people in the tower that were in such a

panic they were not listening to me. But I could see at the very

top of the tower a little girl that was about 6 years old who was screaming

for help and nobody was around her to save her. I quickly went

down the ladder and tried to move the ladder where she was. I

went up the ladder to go to her floor. The ladder only reached

the 80th floor, and she was at the 82nd floor. I said to myself

“I can’t just leave her there I have to go save her,” I knew that

I had to do something to go get her. I thought to myself: what if

I go into the building into the fire? So I started to go into the

tower and went up the stairs into the fire. When I got to the

82nd floor, I saw her just standing there in panic. I quickly

grabbed her she was scared to death.“PLEASE HELP ME” she

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