“Unbelievable! After thirty- one years in service and five disasters in the New York area, i just hope it cannot get any worse than this.”
– Terry McComiskey, ATF agent, Staten Island, NY.
“I’ve been pulling out bodies since tuesday. I haven’t slept.”
-Robert Marrero, Brooklyn
“You’ve just gotta keep hope alive. We want to be able to at least bring closure to some families, so we keep searching.”
– Kevin Taylor, emergency services, Passaic Co., NJ.
– John Messenger, emergency services, Passaic Co., NJ.
– Jacob, laborer, Brooklyn.
“When it goes quiet, it becomes real. It’s actually surreal. Compared to Oklahoma City, this is like a nuclear blast.”
– Pete Messena, Oklahoma Co. Emergency Management, Ok.
“We’re all working as one. New York is really sticking together.”
– Ray Miranda, electrician, Howard Beach, NY.
“This is our country’s darkest hour, and yet our finest moment”
– Mike Feltham, police officer, New York
“It just hasn’t set in yet.”
– John Dubeau, firefighter, Boston, Ma.
“It’s just so big in there. There’s a lot of anger amongst the firefighters, after losing so many.”
– Sean Summers, nurse, Foxbro, Ma.