‘Res4cue’ or FDNY Rescue 4 that responded to the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 is caught on video on a surprise visit along Palatine Road. The squad has since been retired, but has been restored by the Remembrance Project, also called the FDNY Rescue 4 Remembrance Project. The rescue squad will be on hand at the Fire and Police Appreciation Day at Arlington Park on Sunday, July 22, 2012.
Arlington Park racetrack is holding a special event on Sunday, July 22, 2012 for police and fire personnel ‘Fire and Police Appreciation Day’ for a celebration of local police and fire service men and women, and help support the 9/11 Remembrance Rescue Project. Gates open at 11:15 a.m.
Service members are invited to Arlington Park to wear their department shirts and be recognized on this special day. Police and fireman receive 50% off General Admission when purchasing tickets online with a promo code received through their local stations or found here. A portion of each ticket sold using the promo code will benefit the 9/11 Remembrance Rescue Project.
– Food and beverage specials throughout the park
– Interactive police and fire demonstrations
– Photo opportunities with the renowned 9/11Remembrance Rescue 5 engine from 9/11
– FireZone will be out with fire truck engines at each entrance and bag pipers
– Police vs. Fire footrace out of the gate!
The Remembrance Rescue Project is a not-for-profit created by firefighters to restore, preserve and share Rescue 4 and Rescue 5 from 9/11 as educational tools, historical artifacts and memorials. The Project strives to keep the memories alive of those lost on September 11th and all firefighters killed in the line of duty every year.
Arlington Park is located near Wilke Road and Euclid Avenue and near Wilke Road and Northwest Highway.
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