This morning the Austin Fire Department held their annual 9/11 Ceremony at the Buford Tower near our building. About 100 people attended. Members of the Austin Fire Department Pipe and Drum Corps played during the ceremony. Congressman Lloyd Doggett spoke, along with Austin City Council member, Mike Martinez. Both praised the ongoing work of the local fire departments in battling the recent wildfires here.
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr and members of her department read the names of the 343 FDNY firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11, followed by the names of Austin firefighters and retirees who died during the past year.
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