FROM STAFF REPORTS
NEW BRAUNFELS — The New Braunfels Fire Department will remember the 341 firefighters killed in the Sept. 11 attacks with a ceremony Thursday morning.
At 7:15 a.m., a company of firefighters will form a procession from Fire Station No. 1, 169 S. Hill Ave., to downtown’s Main Plaza. The flag will be lowered and raised to half-staff at 7:46 a.m., the local time when an American Airlines Boeing 767 was flown into the north tower of the World Trade Center.
A moment of silence will follow the flag-raising.
A total of 411 first responders and emergency workers died during the terrorist offensives of Sept. 11, 2001 including 60 officers from the New York City and Port Authority police departments; two New York City Fire Department paramedics; and eight emergency medical technicians.San Marcos and Wimberley are also hosting Patriot Day observances on Thursday morning.