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Bridgeport Honors Fallen Heroes Of 9/11 With Fire Department Salute

The City of Bridgeport will pull all of Fire Department apparatuses out in front of each Fire Station. At precisely 9:59 a.m. Friday, the apparatuses will then sound their sirens while firefighters, police officers, and officials render a salute.
The City of Bridgeport will pull all of Fire Department apparatuses out in front of each Fire Station. At precisely 9:59 a.m. Friday, the apparatuses will then sound their sirens while firefighters, police officers, and officials render a salute. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A remembrance ceremony honoring the victims of the attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, will be held Friday morning in Bridgeport.

The event will be held at the Bridgeport Fire Department, 30 Congress St., starting at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11.

The City of Bridgeport will be remembering the victims of the attacks by pulling all of Fire Department apparatuses out in front of each Fire Station.

At precisely 9:59 a.m., which is when the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed, the Fire Department apparatuses will then sound their sirens while firefighters, police officers, and city officials render a salute for 30 seconds.

Mayor Bill Finch, Fire Chief Brian Rooney, Police Chief Joseph Gaudett Jr., and members of the Bridgeport Fire and Police Departments will be in attendance.

The public is invited to attend.

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