Rock Island Fire Chief remembers support for first responders after 9/11

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The Rock Island Fire Department is reflecting on the tragedy of 9/11.

Fire Chief Jeff Yerkey says, he encourages young firefighters to read articles and watch the memorials every year.

He remembers how the shock and grief motivated first responders and normal everyday people to come together and want to help.

He says, it also brought on a greater love for our country.

Chief Yerkey shares what he remembers with Local 4.

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