East Hampton Honors Lives Lost on September 11

Firefighters and emergency medical service personnel saluted at the beginning of the Sept. 11 memorial service in East Hampton Village Monday evening. Durell Godfrey photos

Emergency personnel and members of the public came together on Monday evening to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Organized by the East Hampton Town Chiefs Association, the ceremony drew a crowd to the memorial green at Hook Mill in East Hampton Village on the 16th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Members of the local fire, police, and emergency medical service departments placed wreaths in remembrance of those who lost their lives on that day, including 343 firefighters. 

An honor guard stood at attention.
Each of the fire, police, and E.M.S. departments in the Town of East Hampton placed wreaths on the memorial green at the Hook Mill.
Emergency service personnel were flanked by members of the public.
The short memorial service remembered those who lost their lives on 9/11.
A large American Flag hung between the ladders of two fire trucks.
Government officials and members of the clergy attended the ceremony.
A wreath placed by the East Hampton Village Police Department on the green.