In remembrance, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is honoring the 343 fallen firefighters and all those who lost their lives on the anniversary of 9/11 today by displaying 343 individual American flags representing each FDNY member who perished at all seven Fire Stations in the District. The ones pictured here are at Station 4 on the Alameda

The Fire District is the sponsor of California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3 whose members were deployed to the World Trade Center and Pentagon immediately after the attacks on 9-11 to assist with the difficult human rescue and recovery phase of the operations.

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman included a video of the recovery work in a press release he sent out to media.

Photo by Robb Most (c) 2018

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Menlo Park Fire Chief recalls the aftermath of 9/11 as part of the response team

Most Americans can tell you exactly what they were doing on September 11, 2001, when they first saw or heard about the attacks on the World Trade Center. Most of us recall the tragic consequences of that day, memories only tempered by unbelievable stories of heroism, sacrifice, and service to our nation. But did you […]

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