NYC firefighters to climb Duke Energy Tower

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - On Saturday morning, five New York City firefighters will lead a run through uptown Charlotte. They will also be at the front of the Charlotte Firefighters Memorial Stair Climb.

Several local firefighters are joining them, climbing all 110 stories of the Duke Energy Tower. Some of the firefighters will be in full gear.

This weekend is in honor of all the firefighters who gave their lives serving our country on September 11, 2001.