Gravette Fire Department to hold fourth annual 9/11 remembrance
GRAVETTE — The Gravette Fire Department will hold its fourth annual September 11 remembrance ceremony for fallen first responders on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8:50 a.m. The ceremony will be held in the parking lot of the Harps grocery store at 200 First Ave. S.E.
Traditional fire department funeral songs will be played beginning at 8:50 a.m., and Gravette fire chief David Orr will give a message about the importance of the day.
At 8:59 a.m. local time, when
the first tower fell, the lights on all emergency vehicles will be turned on and members of the Gravette Fire Department and Police Department will stand at attention for 3 minutes and 43 seconds to honor the 343 first responders who were killed in the September 11 attacks.
The ceremony is expected to last 15 minutes and will be live streamed on the Gravette Fire Department Facebook page.