New York firefighters killed in 9/11 attacks honored in Hawaii

Federal Firefighters Hike Koko Head  - 9/11

Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks.

In remembrance of the firefighters who lost their lives that day, a group of federal firefighters hit the Koko Head Trail Tuesday morning.

They wore their bunker gear in honor of the New York firefighters, who likely carried 80 to 100 pounds of gear while climbing the 110 stories of the Twin Towers.

“Got off duty this morning to come up in memorial of the 343 brothers that perished September 11, 2001. We walk these stairs in honor of them,” federal firefighter Koa Gonzales said.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 including five people from Hawaii and four people with Hawaii ties.

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