Feel free to stop by the station in the afternoons for a tour.
September 11th Memorial
The 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 died.”
The 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. Let us