Capital City Fire and Rescue firefighters, Juneau Police officers, and their families participated in the Third Annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Juneau Federal Building on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
The event was intended to remember the 343 firefighters and 60 police officers who perished during 9-11 in New York City as well as a benefit for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
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