ITHACA, NY — To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Ithaca Fire Department received a piece of steel from the World Trade Center site. The steel will be incorporated into a future Ithaca memorial.

The Ithaca Fire Department, Ithaca Police Department and Bangs Ambulance gathered in a moment of silence, led by IFD Chief Tom Parsons in front of the American flag.

All photos by Ithaca Fire Department.

Jennifer Wholey

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