Local firefighters to honor 9/11 victims

Sept. 11 remembrances will be held at all Fire District 1 stations including the newest one on 156th St. SW.

Firefighters in Snohomish County Fire District 1 will observe a moment of silence Saturday morning to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 — the nine-year anniversary of the attacks.

Ceremonies are planned at all Fire District 1 stations, including those in unincorporated Lynnwood — 20510 Damson Rd., 4323 Serene Way, 16819 13th Ave. W. and the newest station at 3922 156th St. SW.

Firefighters will gather at their flag poles at 6:55 a.m. and will observe a minute of silence at 6:58 a.m. Dispatchers will broadcast a memorial tone and announcement at 6:59 a.m., the time of the collapse of the World Trade Center’s south tower.

The remembrance will honor the 343 firefighters and paramedics killed at the World Trade Center, as well as others who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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