NEWS RELEASE 09/10/12: Portland Fire to hold 9-11 Ceremony and Day of Reflection
On September 11th, 2012, Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R)
will hold a small ceremony in remembrance of the 2,977 victims who
tragically lost their lives due to the evil acts of organized
terrorists. Of the 2,977 people who died, 343 of those were with Fire
Department of New York (FDNY).
The ceremony will be held at the Campbell Memorial, at 9:00 AM, with
Station 3 (Northwest/Pearl District), the Honor Guard, PIO, and
on-duty chief officers in attendance. The Campbell Memorial is
located at the intersection of SW 18th and W. Burnside.
In addition, PF&R will host a "Day of Silent Reflection" at the
Historic Belmont Firehouse from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The Firehouse
is located at 900 SE 35th Ave. (corner of SE 35th and Belmont) where
the community is invited to come and see the slideshow and 9-11 bronze
Contact: Lt. Joseph Troncoso, PIO
Media Pager: 503 940-6003