South County firefighters salute during the presentation of the colors during a ceremony to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sep. 11, 2022, outside South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

South County firefighters salute during the presentation of the colors during a ceremony to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sep. 11, 2022, outside South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish County memorials mark 21st anniversary of 9/11

Fire stations in Arlington, Edmonds and Stanwood hosted events Sunday.

EDMONDS — Firefighters around Snohomish County gathered in solemn remembrance Sunday on the 21st anniversary of 9/11.

Fire stations in Arlington, Edmonds and Stanwood, as well as the civic center in Marysville, hosted public memorials for the nearly 3,000 people killed in terrorist attacks.

Former New York firefighter Andy Speier, who searched for survivors at Ground Zero, spoke to the crowd in Edmonds about his experiences.

— Herald staff

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