Biloxi to host 9-11 ceremony at fire museum

The Biloxi Police and Fire departments will host a ceremony on Sept. 11 to mark the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Untied States.

Emergency service personnel and the public will begin gathering at 8:50 a..m. on Sept. 11 at the West End Hose Co. No. 3, the fire museum on Howard Avenue north of the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center. Parking will be available in the Lopez-Quave lot off Howard Avenue.

The ceremony will begin at 8:55 a.m. with an opening prayer by the Biloxi Fire Department chaplain. At 8:59 a.m., a station bell will ring three sets of five chimes to commemorate those who perished in the collapse of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the plane that crashed in a Pennsylvania field.