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9/11 remembrance ceremony to be held virtually due to COVID-19
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9/11 remembrance ceremony to be held virtually due to COVID-19

From the What you need to know for Wednesday, September 9 series
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Local fire stations, Hancock College to commemorate 9/11 attacks

Santa Barbara County firefighters and sheriff's deputies recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a Sept. 11 memorial service at County Fire Station 51 near Lompoc in 2009.

A Santa Barbara County Fire Department memorial service for the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks will be held virtually due to COVID-19.

The event begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the County Fire headquarters, located at 4410 Cathedral Oaks Road, and will be broadcast live on Facebook and on Channel 13, according to County Fire spokesman Daniel Bertucelli. 

Santa Barbara County Fire Department Chief Mark Hartwig and Sheriff Bill Brown will make statements after the moment of silence and lowering of the flag to half-staff to honor the first responders and remember the nearly 3,000 who died. 

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The following is taken from the Santa Maria Police Department's calls-for-service log and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office daily arrest log. Those appearing as "arrested" are only suspected of the crime indicated but are presumed innocent.

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