PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, September 11, 2012

September 11, 2001 Memorial Ceremonies

Eleven years ago, on September 11, 2001,the United States was attacked when terrorists crashed planes into the World TradeCenter in New York City and into the Pentagon in Washington DC. We’ll never forgetthe terrible tragedy—but America will stand together.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be holding special remembranceceremonies for the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The special event will honor thefirst responders and the over 3000 civilian lives lost that day, along with our militarymembers who have perished fighting the terrorism behind the attacks.

At 6:58 am: The public is invited to attend a brief ceremony at any of the 16 SantaBarbara County Fire Stations at 6:58am, the time the first World Trade Center towercollapsed.At 9:00 am: A brief ceremony will take place on Tuesday, September 11 th , at the SantaBarbara County Fire Department Headquarters, located 4410 Cathedral Oaks Road. FireChief Michael W. Dyer will have a brief message followed by a patriotic moment.The public is welcome to attend both ceremonies.

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