Bo Dietl Remembers 9/11
Bo Dietl of Beau Dietl and Associates discusses his time at Ground Zero.
- Duration 7:16
- Date Sep 12, 2011
Bo Dietl of Beau Dietl and Associates discusses his time at Ground Zero.
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Are we -- amount of arms remembered am I from ordered an enormous digital morning done so you were at the well first off talk 1911.
-- -- took me down there couple of hours after you know we we went down there and it was something we went down the first name might serve -- We were sit in -- for first off its audit dead.
Around quarter to nine nose and my little Mercedes -- -- convertible of the beautiful day everybody -- that.
And I saw there was they said it was a small -- hit the world trade senate -- -- and I was listening to you Legos to in the morning in the car.
And the next thing that happens is I pulled the car over the side and -- -- going into the mid -- -- And I actually didn't see the -- -- -- of the explosion the size of half the building.
Thanks to hold while exit this is I don't there was explosions.
That the build was -- up at first first appearance.
Then we go to good I do go to get the Midtown Tunnel did divert everyone at a Midtown Tunnel.
I show my retired -- -- in Dallas we go through.
I go through about a hundred miles -- -- I took place was gonna blow up get to you of this.
We had a role offices in the old daily news building on 42.
Next to the United Nations so I get -- -- on the 36 floor.
Get a look in downtown in and it worked a little while it makes my god sakes what's happened everybody was -- Christian that there would hit to UN.
And -- then we heard about the Pentagon and other planes -- -- and then -- I heard was people screaming as the talent become the first outcome down.
And then eventually the second one -- I was in my work on world trade -- regional one.
And all of came in -- radio that was there was thousands of police sources of firemen trapped in there with people.
We always dressed up -- terrible I was suit and tie.
We look at each other and we went to the army navy stores second have you -- MYPD shirts.
Switchers and Hungary's and construction boats -- shot down there.
And when we got down -- is there was this.
They we just kept going in we were around the edges on and on our shirt so they kept everybody nobody stopped those.
And we went in and it was just.
A definite its sound -- -- yet.
It was quite.
After it just happened the need to -- going down and it was this selling a bunch of rats or rodents inside the site it was going like this.
What that was was the air tanks we're running out of there will rule the hero farming out or in there and optional -- They had to fire packs that we're going -- air when they run that -- -- They squeal let the the firemen noted they're running had it there.
And there was just this to six inches that was like snow you'd walk along the plume that came from the concrete from the buildings.
You'd walk won't go crunch crunch crunch like you -- walking a fresh know.
And it was talk it was really doctor and a perfect Clough was covering up -- the very thing.
And at the time we got down there you no one really know what -- anybody who's doing the initial people that were there.
The the rescue workers had taken a lot of hospitals all the hospitals -- preparing for all these injured people.
And it was nobody it was just doing this too we stayed -- -- 6 o'clock that next morning.
And what we did was we were on a conveyor belt and at first I was climbing around I mean -- -- anybody down at a little flashlight we had Adams and general my face.
I don't they like it's a somebody somebody's -- between steel it was always say anybody tells you after the fact that those cows come down.
There was two people that was still alive who was a sergeant from the Port Authority and -- -- -- Port Authority they've gotten a little air pocket down here.
And all night long we were on the conveyor belt passing auction and water.
To the firemen and to the cops to the -- service cops that will lower down there.
And -- tell -- what the next day it was like I got home and I just -- -- that stuff but at a get undressed and distilled.
Support -- you cola and and and save my boots from that day and then we went down -- subsequently went down I took you down there.
And you know was a sight to behold in the Vinny Testaverde.
And anybody wanted to get down there and you know I I never took 11 photograph of me being down there.
I just think and it there was nobody taking pictures that first couple of days.
And -- and you see papers -- and it -- Iran afford not to take anything away but it was such a sacred place no one.
Took the camera out and worried about that and who's been in the long worried about taking a page while I was there.
I don't care about -- being there I mean anybody would have been there to try to help somebody that the bed plot was.
There was don't want to say there was no -- -- the help of -- to Port Authority police offices that survived that.
And it's a data or we stay and.
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Tell you a list yes.
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Which I've not read you -- -- those -- -- now.
I didn't read the article yes a very readable all the time appease them as the Fed to as a writer and Denis -- also.
But did not to get off that well yes last night at the game.
You know look cup two weeks ago we get some terror alert -- -- of John Carter.
He's the president -- of the of our company and he's the -- one -- anti terrorism intelligence division from the exceed -- upon we get terror alerts.
And there was an alert that was a couple weeks ago that they worry about small.
Small Cessna planes and loading a mob would.
But explosive last night they had the helicopter the Jersey state -- welcome and it was a -- a fixed wing plane flying around the stadium.
I tell you what I got scared because I never realize it was a probably -- -- -- plane.
But it was a Cessna and I mean my I just was watch in -- the playing ball around watch -- -- are -- in the name.
Well was learned it was it was it was during halftime -- -- -- lights down -- the whole -- was talked happening halftime entertainment and yet they had some guy.
And in the whole social and I was sitting in with a piano did make this is the -- -- now was that without a guy like a normal guy.
That I go about it and certainly I don't know anything -- any other -- terrorists or second cluster get a list terrorist alert that we that we heard was.
The fact that it was these three guys disposal explosions trucks and I always -- memo took about going Washington would else hasn't destructs.
We have to really focus on these.
Gasoline truck and has his waist and follow them around -- -- -- GPS has thought about else and and and congressman king's Ambac it is and well we got to say we -- we are safe to this country and jobless America are and we'll never forget that day and our drug this morning.
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