9/11 Memorial Services Endure Despite Pandemic

FIRE CHIEFS SALUTE AT THE EAST HAMPTON 9/11 MEMORIAL IN 2019. PHOTO BYRICHARD LEWIN
FIRE CHIEFS SALUTE AT THE EAST HAMPTON 9/11 MEMORIAL IN 2019. PHOTO BYRICHARD LEWIN

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, first responders and the public still plan to remember the lives lost in the September 11 terrorist attacks, albeit in smaller gatherings.

East Hampton Town

The East Hampton Town Chiefs Association, made up of fire chiefs from the departments that serve the town, will hold its annual 9/11 Memorial in the shadow of the Hook Mill in East Hampton Village on Friday at 6 p.m. Kevin O’Brien Jr., Sag Harbor Fire Department’s first assistant chief who serves as president of the organization, said fire, police and ambulance chiefs have been asked to limit the number of members they bring to three because of the pandemic. Usually there are at least a dozen from each department in attendance, dressed in their Class A uniforms on the solemn occasion. Executive orders in place due to the pandemic limit gatherings to no more than 50 people.

9/11 Memorial Services Endure Despite Pandemic

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