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Cover Story - September 9, 2011

Rescuing the rescuers

Local 9/11 responders reflect on 10-year anniversary

by Sandy Brundage

It started like any other Tuesday. Ed Greene, then a deputy chief with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, got a phone call around 3 a.m. about a wildfire that might need more firefighters. He went back to sleep. Another call came a couple hours later, talking about "deployment," and was, he thought at first, related to the same incident.

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