Local agencies hold 9/11 observances



Nolan Meyer and other Clark County Fire District 3 firefighters planted 304 American flags in front of the Hockinson station Monday in remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks. A commemoration will be held at 6:58 a.m. today at the station, 17718 N.E. 159th St., one of several planned in Clark County.

Several events will be held Tuesday over the span of 13 hours to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. All observances are open to the public.

• At 6:58 a.m. in Hockinson, Fire District 3 will hold a memorial ceremony. District personnel will be in formation at the station at 17718 N.E. 159th St.

• At 8 a.m., Camas/Washougal firefighters will hold a ceremony outside the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. Firefighters Local 2444 will host a breakfast in the library.

• At 8:40 a.m., Vancouver’s police and fire departments will host a ceremony outside City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St., on the east side of the building.

• At 8 p.m., East County Fire & Rescue’s ceremony will include the lighting of a display and a reading of the names of the 343 New York City firefighters who died in the attacks. The event at Station 91, 600 N.E. 267th Ave. in Camas, also includes a spaghetti dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to help local charities.