Santa Ana Firefighter Scott Townley “created a moving tribute to 9/11 victims for the tenth anniversary of the attack. The memorial includes more than 400 crosses for the police officers and firefighters who died,” according to ABC News.
The Santa Ana Fire Department (SAFD) also held a Remembrance Ceremony, on Sunday, September 11, to pay tribute and honor the 343 Firefighters and 72 Police & Port Authority Officers who lost their lives that tragic day, according to their Facebook page. (See the flier below).
But SAFD Chief Dave Thomas ordered his fires stations NOT to fly the U.S. flag today at half-staff. He said today was only a remembrance, not a memorial, according to one of our readers, who is a City of Santa Ana Youth Commissioner. He said he verified this by talking to SAFD firefighters. Continue reading