The Indian Harbour Beach Fire Department held a dedication ceremony for their WTC 9-11 Memorial on 9-10-11. Residents of the City and surrounding communities attended as did representatives from IHBPD, IHB City Council, City Manager Jackie Burns, Satellite Beach Fire Rescue, Indialantic Fire Rescue & Melbourne Beach VFD.
Opening remarks by IHBVFD Fire Chief Todd Scaldo were followed by the raising of the 9-11 Fallen Firefighter Flag and an opening prayer by Chaplain John Forsythe.
The Memorial was officially dedicated by Fire Chief Scaldo, Police Chief Sullivan, Lt. LaDell and Mayor Gene Newberry.
A special thanks and recognition go out to Lt. Rick LaDell in securing this valued piece of history for the City, Bryan Ditty & John Clark for the design and layout of the stonework, The IHBVFD Women’s Auxiliary for their fundraising efforts and providing refreshments after the dedication and to all who came out today to help honor the memory of the Firefighters, Police Officers, First Responders and Civilians who lost their lives 10 years ago on 9-11-2001.