Aurora Fire, Police to Host Sept. 11 Memorial

The Aurora Fire Department and the Aurora Police Department will host Aurora’s annual September 11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday. 

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, Aurora’s public safety officials will be joined by Mayor Richard C. Irvin and community members at the Aurora Central Fire Station, 75. N. Broadway.

Marking the 16th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington DC and Pennsylvania, the ceremony will feature a special Presentation of Colors and Wreath Laying Ceremony by the Aurora Fire and Police Honor Guards with remarks from Aurora Fire Chief Gary Krienitz, Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman, and Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin.

“On this solemn occasion, we will stand together to reflect on that fateful day and honor those who lost their lives, “said Mayor Irvin, a veteran of the United States Army. “We will also remember the families of those who perished and all whose lives were forever changed after experiencing the tragedies of September 11, 2001.”

The ceremony will be held at the main flagpole on the grounds of the Aurora Central Fire Station, 75. N. Broadway.

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