Glenside Fire Protection District with the assistance of the Glenside Foreign
Fire Insurance Board have created a 9/11 Memorial consisting of artifacts from
all three attack sites to honor those who were lost in the tragic and historic
event on September 11, 2001.
The display is permanent
and we welcome everyone to come visit during our business hours of 8:00 am
– 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday at the fire station.
Glenside Fire Chief
Russell Wood said “we don’t want to forget that day or the impact it had on
our country…it was the worst day in our firefighter history...343 firefighters
memorial being displayed by the Glenside Fire District is a tribute and
remembrance to the dedicated and courageous individuals who lost their lives on
that fateful September 11th
morning, including 343 firefighters and EMS personnel, 72 law enforcement
officers and 2,996 civilians. Included in the display are artifacts from
all three attack sites – a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, debris from the crash site in Pennsylvania and a piece of limestone from
the Pentagon building.
us not forget!
DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) has announced its
launching of the Smart911 program. Smart911 is a free-to-the-user secure
and confidential program, which allows citizens to enter personal information to
be displayed when 9-1-1 is called from a landline or cellular phone.
Glendale Heights Emergency Communications
Center now offers a free, new service to help you when you call 9-1-1. Once
you've signed up, first responders will be provided important information that
will help them address your emergency.