FDNY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 11th
For planning purposes:
Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Peter Hayden and Chief of Operations Salvatore Cassano will lay a wreath at the Firefighters Memorial Monument at Riverside Drive and 100 th Street in Manhattan before heading the WTC site.
All Fire Department apparatus (where applicable) will be pulled onto the street in front of quarters where a moment of silence will be observed and a prayer will be read by the company officer. (Moments of silence will also take place at 9:03 , 9:59 and 10:29 a.m. in all FDNY facilities.)
FDNY Battalion 18 will host hundreds of firefighters at a memorial service at the Firefighters Memorial Monument located on Riverside Drive and 100 th street in Manhattan . All the names of 343 FDNY members that were killed on 9/11 will be read. This ceremony will be followed by a Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Fire Commissioner Scoppetta, First Deputy Fire Commissioner Frank Cruthers, Chief of Department Peter Hayden, Chief of Operations Salvatore Cassano and other senior FDNY officials will attend a memorial service at FDNY Headquarters located at 9 Metrotech Center in Downtown Brooklyn. They will be joined by family members of those individuals from FDNY Headquarters who were killed in the line-of-duty on 9/11.
Contact: Francis X. Gribbon and Virginia Lam (FDNY) (718) 999-2056