A Special Tribute to 9-11 Heroes at the Wildwood Convention
By RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor | October 04, 2021 | NEW JERSEY
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Photo by RON JEFFERSRetired FDNY Lt. Lou Minchelli's "Engine 63" Mack 9-11 tribute also possesses helmet front-piece graphics of the companies the lieutenant worked with during his career. The rig was on display at the annual September firefighters convention in Wildwood.
WILDWOOD, NJ - During the 143rd Annual New Jersey Firemen's Convention, this September, Lou Minchelli's privately owned pumper was on display bearing a tribute to the fallen heroes of the 9-11 attacks, 20-years ago.
The Mack engine was a gift for his 90th birthday. It also pays tribute to Lt. Minchelli's 25-year career as a New York City firefighter.
The Sea Isle City resident received a special 9-11 memorial trophy for his apparatus after the annual parade.
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