Ray Harper, Tom McBride and Charlie Lewis of the Lemon Grove Fire Department stand with a 150-pound section of steel crossbeam from ground zero that is on display at Station 10 as a public memorial. Patch file photo.
Heartland Fire & Rescue will remember Sept. 11 with a moment of silence Wednesday at Station 10. The community is welcome to attend this public observance.
A small tribute and a moment of silence will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at the flagpole in from on the Lemon Grove Fire Department, Deputy Fire Chief Tim Smith says. The observance will be followed by an announcement over the air, in coordination with Heartland Communications.
Scores of first responders lost their lives at Ground Zero as they tried to help those trapped in the twin towers. Personnel from the Lemon Grove station were among the national contingents to travel to New York to honor the fallen heroes at funerals following the tragedy and a memorial marking the first anniversary.