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Bellport Fire Department September 11th Memorial

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On Monday, September 11th, the Bellport Fire Department hosted a September 11th memorial service at the Bellport Marina. The Bellport Fire Department honored the 343 firefighters, 60 police officers, 9 emergency medical personnel. 22 years later the first responders are still dying from 9/11 cancer and diseases. Since last September 11th, 43 firefighters have died from 9/11 illnesses, bringing the total up to 341 firefighters, two shy of the 343.

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