Today, Sept. 11, 2012, the Village of Skokie Fire Department will dedicate a moment of silence with a bell ceremony beginning at 8:58 a.m. at the flagpole of each of its Fire Stations in remembrance of the attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. At 8:59 a.m., a “last alarm” bell ceremony will take place followed by a minute of silence at 9:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend.
Station locations include:
- Fire Station 16 - (Headquarters) - 7424 Niles Center Road
- Fire Station 17 - 8157 Central Park Ave.
- Fire Station 18 - 9024 Gross Point Road
- 8:58 a.m. - Fire Department personnel assemble
- 8:59 a.m. - “Last Alarm” Bell Ceremony
- 9:00 a.m. - One minute of silence