Annual Tower Climb Honors 9-11 First Responders

San Antonio marked today's 18th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks with one of the country's top events, the annual Tower Climb, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

First responders from around the country, dressed in full bunker gear...ran up and town the steps of the Tower of the Americas twice to honor the firefighters and police officers who rushed up the steps of the World Trade Center on 9-11 of 2001.

Many of the firefighters were carrying reminders or personal items belonging to the men and women who were killed helping people out of the twin towers before the collapsed on that horrible morning.

A little summer rain had no effect on the desire of the firefighters, paramedics, and police officer who attended today's event in memory of those who gave everything 18 years ago this morning.