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The Lombard Fire Department invites residents to join a brief ceremony, a moment of silence and an open house, beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, September 11th.
A brief ceremony and a moment of silence will take place at 8:45 a.m., around the flagpole at Fire Station 1, at 50 E. St. Charles Rd., to remember the 9/11 tragedy. The Fire Department staff will lead a moment the silence and will make some brief comments. Light refreshments will then be served in the fire station.
The open house will continue until 5:00 p.m. Residents, including children, may use this opportunity to visit the fire house and to get up close to fire trucks, and to learn about how firefighters keep our community safe. For more information please call Fire Station 1 at 630-620-5736.
Timeline of Event: 8:50 a.m. - Gather around the flagpole for a bell ceremony 8:55 a.m. - Chief DiRienzo will share a few comments 8:59 a.m. - Moment of silence 9:00 a.m. - Bell ceremony 9:05 a.m. - Introduce dignitaries and closing comments