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Posted on: September 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Patriot Day Ceremony Planned

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On Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 7:30 AM, the DeKalb Fire Department will observe Patriot Day with a Remembrance Ceremony at Fire Station #1, located at 700 Pine Street in DeKalb. The public is invited to join the DeKalb Fire Department on the apparatus floor to honor the sacrifices of our fallen brothers and sisters and the memories of all who perished in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Masks are required for all attendees.

This solemn occasion will feature presentation of colors by the DeKalb Firefighters Honor Guard and bagpipes by DeKalb Firefighters Highland Guard. In recognition of the twentieth anniversary of this tragic event, the American Flag be flown from atop the aerial ladder on Truck 2 from 9:00 AM until sundown at Station #1.

For more information, please call 815-748-8460.

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