The Lynnwood Fire Department will be honoring the sacrifice and memory of the 403 firefighters, paramedics and police officers who lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
There will be a short memorial service at Fire Station 15’s flagpole. Details (times adjusted to match EDT) are as follows:
- 0655 Hours: All on-duty crews assemble at Station 15’s flagpole in Class B Uniform.
- 0658 Hours: All uniformed employees at attention and observing a minute of silence.
- 0659 Hours: SNOCOM will transmit a single tone on Fire Dispatch 5 followed by a pre-scripted announcement.
- 0700 Hours: Resume normal operations.
The public is invited to join firefighters to honor those who lost their lives, and those who are still fighting the war on terrorism around the globe today. The flag flown at Station 15 on 9/11 was flown over the US Capitol on 9/11/04. Fire Station 15 is located at 18800 44th Ave. W. in Lynnwood.
The terrorist attack resulted in 2,753 American lives lost, including:
- 343 FDNY Firefighters and Paramedics
- 23 NYPD Officers
- 37 Port Authority Police Officers
Fire District 1 also will observing the Sept. 11 anniversary. A list of participating stations can be found here.