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US firefighter recalls 'destruction' of 9/11
Gregg Karl was among the first to respond to the attack on the Pentagon 10 years ago.
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2011 18:36

Memorial events are being held at the Pentagon outside Washington, DC.

More than 180 people were killed when a hijacked plane crashed into the building on September 11, 2001.

Gregg Karl was among the first responders at the scene as part of the Arlington County Fire Department. He spoke to Al Jazeera about the experience.

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