Tampa firefighter looks back on responding to 9/11

Mark Bogush remembers smelling it before he ever saw it. "The diesel exhaust, the fires burning, the concrete dust,” the Tampa Fire Rescue assistant chief remembers. On Sept. 14, 2001, Bogush set foot on Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan where the World Trade Center had once stood. He’d never before been to New York City. He never could’ve imagined what he was about to see.
Published: 11:12 PM EDT September 11, 2019
Updated: 11:11 PM EDT September 11, 2019