MEDIA ALERT: Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Published on September 07, 2021

The Arlington County Fire Department will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, in a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Arlington Fire Chief David Povlitz and 200 first responders, many of whom responded to the Pentagon on the day of the attacks, will attend the event. It will also include remarks from Sen. Tim Kaine, Rep. Don Beyer, and local elected officials.

The event will conclude with a rose laying ceremony at the ACFD's World Trade Center steel.

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Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Date: Saturday, Sept. 11

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Fire Station 5 (1750 S. Hayes St.)

The event will be streamed live on the County website, YouTube channel,  Facebook Page. The ceremony can also be viewed on the County's cable channels (Comcast channel 1085 or Verizon channel 39).

The ceremony will be closed to the public except for online streaming.