Cape Cod fire departments to remember 9/11 this week

Ceremonies planned to remember those who sacrificed

Several Cape Cod fire departments have scheduled ceremonies on Thursday to remember those who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The Brewster Fire Department will hold a ceremony on Thursday, September 11 at 6 p.m. at the Brewster Fire Station on Route 6A/Main Street. Brewster Baptist Church Pastor Doug Scalise will offer the memorial invocation. Brewster police, Orleans firefighters, community members and students will participate in the memorial.

The Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills (C-O-MM) Fire Department will hold their annual ceremony in front of the fire department at 1875 Route 28 in Centerville. The ceremony will begin at 9:55 a.m. and end at 10:06 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Light refreshments will follow the ceremony.

The Falmouth Fire Department will hold their annual memorial ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at the fire station on Main Street. Members of the Falmouth fire and police departments will participate in the event. The public is invited to attend.

The Mashpee Fire Department will hold at ceremony at the fire station at 120 Frank Hicks Drive. At 9:55 a.m. the apparatus will roll out of the bays. At 10 a.m. all in attendance will assemble and remain silent. The bells will ring, the station flag will be lowered to half-mast and there will be a moment of silence followed by the Firefighter's Prayer. The bells will again ring and the flag will be raised. 

The Wellfleet Fire Department will hold their annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at 9:55 a.m. at the fire station at 11 Lawrence Road. The public is invited to attend. Those who wish to attend are asked to be at the fire station by 9:45 a.m. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on