Public mourning and private reflection, six years to the day after
It's one of the unforgettable images after the 9-11 terror attacks.
"Our past chief, Scott Warfman, had a dream after he saw the image come over AP wire with the 3 firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero. He thought it would be an appropriate image in this triangle in front of our museum and a reminder to anyone that enters our village that we remember what happened on Sept 11th."
For six years that statue has stood outside the Brockport Fire Department and with each anniversary they stand guard.
"Every year on the anniversary we've done a 12 hour vigil with a uniformed color guard, honor guard all day long," says Christopher Martin of the Brockport Fire Department.
This year that statue has been bronzed so generations to come won't forget that day in our history. A steel piece of the
Brockport firefighters say the message is simple. "Don't forget what happened and let's not let it happen again."