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Las Cruces firefighters will recognize the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States with a commemorative bell ringing ceremony and memorial stair climb, the Las Cruces Fire Department said in a news release.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, firefighters will hold silent watch at Fire Station 1, 201 W. Picacho Ave. Starting at 8:46 a.m., they will sound bells in commemoration of the first attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11.
The bell ringing ceremony will commemorate each significant event from that day:
Beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, firefighters will participate in a memorial stair climb at Electronic Caregiver Tower, 506 S. Main St. The memorial stair climb, while not necessarily closed to the public, will be held in a private building and in a stairwell that is not conducive to public viewing.
Photos of both events will be posted at www.facebook.com/lascrucesfire.