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Liberty Corner in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"We're Coming Up Behind You"

September 11 Memorial

 

— Liberty Corner Fire Company —

 
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Photographed By Alan Edelson, September 14, 2011
1. "We're Coming Up Behind You"
Inscription.  The plaques on the monument document communications among firemen in the World Traded Center on September 11, 2001 as they made their way up the stairway of the south tower.

From bottom to top
9:25 a.m. Ladder 15 Irons: Just got a report. 78 seems to have taken the brunt, there's a lot of bodies, they say the stairway is clear all the way up. Ladder 15: What floor are you on? Ladder 15 Irons: 48. Ladder 15: We're coming up behind you.

9:31 a.m. Ladder 15: 15 to 15 Roof. We got reports of another incoming plane. We may have to take cover. Stay in the stairwell. Ladder 15: 15 to 15 Roof. That plane's ours. I repeat. It's ours. What floor are you on? Ladder 15 Roof: 54. Ladder 15: Alright. Keep making your way up. We're behind you.

9:48 a.m. Ladder 15: What do you got up there, Chief? Battalion 7 Chief: I'm in boy stair 74th floor. Walls are breached so be careful. Ladder 15: 10-4. I saw that on 68. We're on 71. We're coming up behind you.

9:52 a.m. Battalion 7 Chief: We've got isolated pockets of fire. 78th floor numerous 10-45 Code Ones. Ladder 15: Chief, what stair are you in? Battalion
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Photographed By Alan Edelson, September 14, 2011
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7 Chief: South stairway Adam, South Tower. Ladder 15: Floor 78? Battalion 7 Chief: 10-4. Numerous civilians, we're gonna need two engines up here. Ladder 15: 10-4. We're on our way.
 
Erected 2011 by Liberty Corner Fire Company.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: 9/11 Attacks.
 
Location. 40° 40′ N, 74° 35.253′ W. Marker is in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Memorial is on Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Corner NJ 07938, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Philip Koechlein (within shouting distance of this marker); A Place To Remember (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial (approx. half a mile away); French Army Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.7 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 1.9 miles away); General Highway Administration 1893-1993 (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Corner.
 
"We're Coming Up Behind You" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, September 14, 2011
3. "We're Coming Up Behind You" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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