Sept. 11 Inspires a Rush to City's Volunteer Fire Squads

It was close to midnight when the firefighters arrived on the scene of a grisly motorcycle accident in Queens the other night. In the dark, amid blinding flashes of red light, the rescue squad was one big blur of men in black-and-yellow uniforms.

This was a fairly routine job for the firefighters at New York City's Engine Company 173. But it was a major call for another company that responded