Firefighters in Snohomish County Fire District 1 will observe a moment of silence Saturday morning to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and those still fighting the war on terrorism.
Remembrance ceremonies are planned at all 12 fire stations staffed by Fire District 1 in south Snohomish County:
- Edmonds Fire Station 16, 8429 196th St. SW, Edmonds.
- Edmonds Fire Station 17, 275 Sixth Ave. N, Edmonds.
- Edmonds Fire Station 20, 23009, 88th Ave. W, Edmonds.
- 156th Street Fire Station 10, 3922 156th St. SW, Lynnwood.
- Hilltop Fire Station 22, 20510 Damson Rd, Lynnwood.
- Hilton Lake Fire Station 12, 3525 108th St. SE, Everett.
- Lake Serene Fire Station 23, 4323 Serene Way, Lynnwood.
- Mariner Fire Station 11, 12310 Meridian Ave., Everett.
- Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16819 13th Ave. W, Lynnwood
- Mountlake Terrace Fire Station 18, 3900 228th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace.
- Mountlake Terrace Fire Station 19, 5902 232nd St. SW, Mountlake Terrace.
- Silver Firs Fire Station 13, 13611 Puget Park Dr., Everett.
On-duty firefighters will gather at their fire station flag pole at 6:55 a.m. and will observe a minute of silence at 6:58 a.m. Dispatchers will broadcast a memorial tone and announcement at 6:59 a.m., the time of the collapse of the World Trade Center’s south tower, to conclude the brief ceremony.
The remembrance will honor the 343 firefighters paramedics killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center attacks as well as others who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Fire District 1 is the largest provider of fire and emergency medical services in Snohomish County, with full-time staffing at 12 fire stations to serve more than 225,000 residents in the unincorporated communities of Silver Firs, Eastmont, Mariner, Lake Serene, Picnic Point, Martha Lake, Mariner, Lake Stickney, Norma Beach, Hilltop, Hilton Lake, Pioneer Trails and the cities of Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace and town of Woodway.