Thursday, September 9, 2010

September 11, 2010 Events

  • 7:30 a.m.: Annual memorial service to remember those firefighters who lost their lives on September 11. Buford Fire Tower on Lady Bird Lake, Cesar Chavez and Congress (open to the public).
  • 10:00 a.m.: Austin firefighters will climb the Pleasant Valley Drill Tower in full turnout gear, an air pack, and a hose bundle. Firefighters will make the number of up and down flights which equals roughly the height of the World Trade Center. All done in complete silence and it takes about an hour (open to the public).
  • 6:00 p.m.: AFD will participate in a ceremony at the UT vs. Wyoming game whereby 500 first responders from the Austin area will be recognized at halftime (you must have a game ticket to be present).
Please keep all public safety first responders in your thoughts on this day.