News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
Fort Wayne/Allen County Public Safety Invites Public to Commemorate 13th Anniversary
(September 8, 2014) – On Thursday, September 11, 2014, from 4-7 p.m., the Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) along with Allen County Public Safety invites residents to stop by the Law Enforcement Firefighters Memorial of Allen County at 1001 North Wells Street to commemorate the 13th anniversary of 9/11.
Citizens are encouraged to place an American flag in the grassy area around the memorial in honor and remembrance of not only the 403 public safety personnel that lost their lives, but for all of those who died that fateful day 13 years ago. There will be no formal ceremony. Flags will be available at the Memorial site from 4-7 p.m. Fort Wayne Fire and Police Pipe and Drum Corps will be playing at 6 p.m.
This event is Allen County’s public safety effort to remember 9/11 and to continue to fulfil its pledge to Never Forget. While citizens are encouraged to place a flag, the site will be a location for the community to come together to pause, remember and reflect.