The Strongsville police and fire departments recalled the terrorist attacks of 2001 with a ceremony at Fire Station No. 4 on Sept. 11.
Fire Chief Jack Draves and Police Chief Mark Fender both spoke about the deaths of 2,977 people that day, including 343 firefighters and 73 law enforcement officers.
Fr. Joe Mamich of St. Joseph Church, who serves as chaplain for the safety forces, offered a prayer.
Assistant Fire Chief AJ Aljabi presided over the tolling of the bell, the method used years ago to announce and mark the death of a firefighter in the line of duty.
You can watch the ceremony on Livestream by clicking here