BUFFALO, NY (Erie County Fire Blotter) – A public ceremony to remember 9/11 was held on the Central Wharf Sunday morning.
The remembrance ceremony was organized by the Seven Seas Sailing School.
The names of all the victims who died on September 11th were read aloud and the Buffalo Fire Department laid a wreath into the water.
During the ceremony, Fr. Joe Bayne blessed and dedicated eight new trucks for the Buffalo Fire Department.
Dignitaries including Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Congressman Brian Higgins were in attendance.
In addition to the ceremony at the Central Wharf – Buffalo Professional Firefighter’s Local 282 held a remembrance ceremony at the Buffalo Fire Historical Museum and citizens and first responders gathered on a pedestrian bridge over Route 198 and waved American flags at passing motorists.