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20 years ago: 9/11 commemorated in Edmonds


Last updated 9/18/2021 at 5:58pm

Brian Soergel

A member of the South County Fire honor guard participates in a moment of silence.

The pandemic forced a smaller version of South County Fire's annual 9/11 ceremony at Fire Station 17 in Edmonds in 2021.

The event – on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks – was not publicized, according to spokesperson Leslie Hynes, due to increased concerns about the delta variant and the increased number of hospitalizations in south Snohomish County.

"Due to the resurgence of COVID-19 in our county, we decided not to host a public gathering, and instead shared our ceremony by video to mark this solemn milestone," said firefighter David "Bronco" Erickson, who played a key ro...

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