The Miracle of Stairwell B


The Miracle of Stairway B is a 2011 documentary which was broadcast on UK’s Channel 4, it tells the story of how 12 firefighters, a police officer, a bookkeeper, an engineer and an office worker survived the collapse of the North Tower on 9/11 despite being in the building at the time.

They found themselves trapped in a pocket having been in a staircase at the time of collapse, they were eventually found and rescued by emergency services in the aftermath, Stairwell B is commonly referred to as the ‘Survivors’ Staircase’. If you want to learn more about the survivors and their experience after watching this documentary check out this awesome article.

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