Memo­rial Ser­vice Re­mem­bers 9-11

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Escalon Con­sol­i­dated Fire Pro­tec­tion District will host its an­nual 9-11 Com­mu­nity Mo­ment of Si­lence and Prayer on Mon­day, Sept. 11.

The brief cer­e­mony will be hosted out­side the fire sta­tion at 1749 Co­ley Ave., Escalon, and will be­gin at 9:11 a.m.

Each year, the depart­ment puts on the re­mem­brance, fea­tur­ing guest speak­ers, a bell cer­e­mony and the rais­ing and low­er­ing of the flag. The ser­vice re­mem­bers not only those civil­ians and pub­lic safety per­son­nel lost in the 9-11 ter­ror­ist at­tacks on Sept. 11, 2001 but also is in honor of James R. Lay­ton, an Escalon ser­vice mem­ber killed in the line of duty on Sept. 8, 2009 in Afghanistan.

All in the com­mu­nity are welcome to at­tend the cer­e­mony.

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