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Lafayette Fire Department commemorates 9/11 anniversary

Posted at 10:16 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 23:16:40-04

The Lafayette Fire Department and first responders throughout the parish paid respect today to the fallen heroes and victims in the 9/11 terror attacks 18 years ago.

On 9/11, 414 first responders - police, fire, and ambulance personnel - died, along with 2,563 citizens.

The Lafayette 9/11 monument was erected in 2002.

A memorial wreath was laid at the Park Sans Souci monument in honor of the lives lost. A moment of silence was also observed.

Words of reflection and encouragement were delivered.