Nashville honors victims, first responders of 9/11

Posted at 9:16 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 10:49:42-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville city leaders and firefighters gathered to remember those killed in the September 11 terror attacks.

Wednesday marks 18 years since 2,977 people were killed in New York City, Washington, DC and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Of those, 343 firefighters, 60 police officers and 8 emergency medical technicians were lost.

Nashville Mayor David Briley joined Nashville Fire Chief William Swann at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center to lay a wreath at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial. The names of Nashville Fire Department personnel who have died since last September were read during the ceremony.