Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tacoma Fire hosts remembrance ceremony on Sept. 11

On Sept. 11, 2010, the Tacoma Fire Department will honor the heroes and victims of 9/11 at a public remembrance ceremony at the Firefighter’s Memorial, 3301 Ruston Way. This year marks the ninth anniversary of this tragic day. The remembrance ceremony starts at 9 a.m. with a prelude at 8:45 a.m.

This event will be part of a nationwide salute to firefighters, police, emergency medical services workers and civilians who lost their lives that day. The program will include speeches by Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Tacoma Fire Chief Ronald W. Stephens and Tom Minor, retired major with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

Join us as the nation keeps its solemn vow, “We have not forgotten.”