Guelph’s emergency services remember 9/11 anniversary

Guelph, On, September 11, 2013 – Today, Guelph’s emergency services personnel will pause to remember the fallen victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

“After 12 years, we continue to remember the fallen victims and our emergency services brothers and sisters who sacrificed their lives in responding to the attack at the World Trade Center in New York City,” says Shawn Armstrong, general manager of Emergency Services.

About 9/11

The New York Fire Department lost 340 firefighters, two paramedics and one chaplain when the World Trade Center buildings collapsed. Of the 2,996 fallen victims, 411 of the lives lost on September 11, 2001 were emergency workers trying to rescue people and fight fires.

For more information

Shawn Armstrong
General Manager/Fire Chief
Emergency Services
519-824-6590 extension 2125
shawn.armstrong@guelph.ca