The Fire Tech program at San Diego Miramar College held its annual 9/11 Remembrance event on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. in the courtyard of the R building. The ceremony was broadcast live on KUSI-TV news.
A ceremonial "last call" ringing of a fire bell took place to honor the 343 New York City firefighters lost that tragic day.
Fire Protection Technology professor Ron Edrozo discussed his deployment with the California Urban Search and Rescue Team 8 to the World Trade Center collapse. Edrozo is a retired captain from San Diego Fire and Rescue.
Fire Tech Professor Dennis Sheean gracefully spoke to the students about the great responsibility they take on when they become firefighters.
At 11 a.m. the campus hosted displays honoring first responders in front of the LLRC. Four hundred and twelve flags were displayed on Compass Circle.