Important Updates:

Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the Lynnwood Fire Department consolidated on Oct. 1 to become South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue.

This website will be in transition during October to become the website for the new department. Pages should have full functionality during the transition, but some pages may still carry the Fire District 1 name until an update is complete.

If you have any issues with website use during the transition, please contact Leslie Hynes, 425-551-1243.

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Leslie Hynes
Public Information Officer
Office: 425-551-1243
Cell: 425-754-7273

Firefighters invite public to 9/11 Memorial Ceremony in Edmonds

Post Date:09/07/2017 3:57 PM
sept 11 memorialFirefighters are inviting the public to a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Sept. 11, 9:11 a.m., at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Park in front of Fire Station 17, 275 6th Ave. N, in downtown Edmonds.

The park features a memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack built around a 1-ton beam recovered from the collapsed World Trade Center. The beam, obtained by Snohomish County Fire District 1 in 2011, is supported by two stainless steel towers that sit above a pentagonal foundation. Two stainless steel and glass walls honor the nearly 3,000 victims who were killed, including 343 firefighters, 60 police and 10 emergency medical services workers.

The ceremony is hosted by International Association of Fire Firefighters Local 1828, representing employees of Snohomish County Fire District 1. The program will feature the Fire District 1 Honor Guard; bugler Debbie Dawson, retired Edmonds Police Officer; a moment of silence; and speakers including retired Fire District 1 Capt. Andy Speier, a former New York firefighter who returned to the city immediately following the Sept. 11 attack to assist with rescue efforts. Firefighters attending are encouraged to wear dress uniform.