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9/11 public observance at Boiling Springs FD

Published on Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Greenville County’s Boiling Springs Fire District will hold a public service Wednesday morning observing the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the United States.

The event will be conducted at the District’s headquarters located at 5020 Pelham Road (at the corner of Pelham and Garlington Roads).

With the District’s 9/11 Memorial as the backdrop, the public and members of the fire service are invited to assemble at 9:30 a.m., with the brief observance beginning at 9:59 a.m. – marking the time that the South Tower of the World Trade Center fell 12 years ago.

The District’s chaplain, the Rev. Dr. Gary Rogers, will make remarks and close the ceremony with the reading of “The Firefighter’s Prayer.” The event will also include participation by Boiling Springs Fire District’s Honor Guard.

The BSFD 9/11 Memorial Plaza

• The World Trade Center Memorial Plaza is open to the public.

•  The plaza’s centerpiece is a 16-inch I-Beam that was originally a part of the World Trade Center towers that were destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

• The beam measures 80 inches in length and weighs 1,360 pounds.

 

 

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