Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk

A Customs and Border Protection color guard performs a routine during the 2018 Westmorland Fire 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk event held Saturday night at the Fairgrounds in Imperial. The fifth annual event, which was hosted by the Westmorland Fire Department and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, drew in over 200 registered participants who climbed the Grandstands stairs for an equivalent distance of 110 stories, which was the number of floors comprising the Twin Towers that fell on Sept. 11, 2001.

PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk

Rollie Ryerson of the Imperial Valley College Fire Academy makes his way up the Grandstands while carrying oxygen tanks during the 2018 Westmorland Fire 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk event held Saturday night at the Fairgrounds in Imperial.

PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk

El Centro firefighter Adam Avila rests after marching up and down the Grandstands while dressed in uniform during the 2018 Westmorland Fire 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and Walk event held Saturday night at the Fairgrounds in Imperial. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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