Bronze Statues Installed at 9/11 Memorial


The Rockford Fire Department puts the final touches on a 9/11 Memorial in downtown.

Three bronze statues were installed Friday.  An official unveiling and dedication will be held next weekend on the anniversary of 9/11.  Crews working on the memorial says its been a long time coming.

“It feels like we’re kind of graduating,” said Will Pederson of the Fire Department.  “We’ve been doing this for five years, six years and to have this final week upon us we’re all just feeling excited.”

A ceremony will be held on the 11th at 8:30am.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video

Trending Stories