Boiling Springs fire district conducts 9/11 observance Saturday

Remembering 9/11

In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, file photo, the twin beams of the annual Tribute in Light commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks shine amid the city’s skyline, in New York. The twin beams of light representing the World Trade Center towers won’t be beamed into the sky during the 2020 memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City, because of concerns about the coronavirus and the health of work crews. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. (WSPA) – Boiling Springs Fire District in Greenville County will hold a public service observing the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday.

The public and members of the fire service can gather at 8:30 a.m. at the Boiling Springs Fire District’s headquarters on Pelham Road.

The program will begin at 8:46 a.m., marking the time that the North Tower of the World Trade Center was hit by American Airlines Flight 11 after being hijacked by terrorists.

The district’s chaplain 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.

Masks and social distancing are required for those who attend the ceremony in person.

You can watch the observance on their Facebook.

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