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Hawthorne Receives Steel From World Trade Center

p styletext-align justifyToday the Borough of Hawthorne was the recipient of a 24rsquo 1000 lb. piece of steel from the World Trade Center.nbspA small contingent of Hawthornersquos emergency responders who were deployed to the area of the WTC on 911 made the trek to JFK airport to accept the steel.nbspProper etiquette was followed as the steel was draped with the American Flag loaded onto a truck and then transported with an escort.nbspHawthornersquos Bravest met the contingent with their apparatus on Rt. 208 and proceeded into the Borough.nbspA brief service was held as the steel was placed near Fire Headquarters.nbsppp styletext-align justifyHawthorne is very proud to have this piece of unforgettable history within our borders as it means so much to so many people.nbspAs we continue to develop the memorial around this piece of steel it will serve as a reminder of the courage bravery and selflessness that occurred that day.nbspIt will also be a place to sit and reflect upon the memories of those we lost.pdiv styletext-align justify margin 0in 0in 0ptThank you to everyone who assisted in making this acquisition possible and participating with us today.nbsp Special thanks to Kevin Downes for providing the flatbed truck and driver.divdiv styletext-align justify margin 0in 0in 0ptTo find out how you can help develop this memorial through a contribution please contact us at Chief50hawthornefire.org.divpVideo from this event is available for viewing by clicking the title of this article by selecting the video tab in the menu column or by clicking herenbsp a hrefhttpyoutu.beEWzsLun8wEhttpyoutu.beEWzsLun8wEap