VERO BEACH, Fla. - Rescue 4, from the New York City Fire Department. was on display Wednesday outside the Indian River Mall.
It's the only surviving piece of equipment that was dispatched on 9/11. The 9 men who climbed on board that day all died in the attacks.
The truck had some repairs made and now travels the country for the Remembrance Rescue Project , (bitly link: http://bit.ly/HWnyhW) which raises money for the children of fallen firefighters.
The truck's mission is to remember, honor and educate.
"To remember all the fallen of the 9/11 attacks and to honor them. And to educate the youth who didn't have an idea of what happened on 9/11," said Harry Jones with Brevard Fire-Rescue.
The truck is being housed by Brevard County Fire-Rescue this week. It will eventually be placed in a firefighter museum later this year.
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