REPORT
  September 11, 2001
Did the 8 Members of Ladder 4 Loot?
(R.I.P. 9/11/01)
 
TIMELINE OF FACTURAL RECORD
 

September 11, 2001

8:48AM


WTC North Tower Hit
9:03AM


WTC South Tower Hit
9:14AM


Alarm Box 9998 was received in Quarters of Battalion 9,Ladder 4,Engine 54
9:19AM


Alarm Acknowledged by Ladder 4. This was the last official communication to or from Ladder 4 Company, before they all died at 9:59AM. Video by Inside Edition television news crew shows 4 Truck on West street speeding toward the burning towers.

9:35AM
Approximate time arriving at Liberty Street, literally, in front of the official FDNY Command Post, at the South/East corner of the South Tower. Tim Brown, OEM official, reports seeing Ladder 4 members and the truck parked under bridge (presumed reason to protect truck from falling debris and jumpers). The clock begins for judging where Ladder 4 Members were and what they were doing. Only 24 minutes left before South Tower falls.

9:59AM
South Tower collapses. Eight members of Ladder 4 perish. Ladder 4 Truck disappears into the debris.