343 Flags posted to honor fallen 9/11 firefighters

The flags represent the number of fallen New York Firefighters who lost their lives during the 9/11 attack 20 years ago

A total of 343 U.S. flags will adorn the lawns of three Clark County Fire District 6 stations Friday (Sept. 10) afternoon. The flags represent the number of fallen New York Firefighters who lost their lives during the 9/11 attack 20 years ago.

The flags represent the number of fallen New York Firefighters who lost their lives during the 9/11 attack 20 years ago
Photo courtesy Clark County Fire District 6.

Firefighters and Fire Cadets started planting the miniature flags at 1 p.m. at three stations:

• Station 61: 8800 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver 98684

• Station 62 : 11600 NW Lakeshore Drive, Felida 

• Station 63 : 1303 NE 136th Street, Vancouver WA 98685

It will take roughly one hour to plant all 343 flags, at which time flags will be lowered to half staff.

Information provided by Clark County Fire District 6.

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