Highland Remembers 9-11-2001
The events of 9-11 have impacted us all. For us, we lost 343 fellow Brothers who gave their lives simply doing their job. So with that being said we wish all to remeber and Never Forget those lost. Below is a Link to the On-Line Memorial for those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice. Please look at it and Remember them.
  Click the Logo to go to the Memorial Page Please
On September 16th Highland Hose along with 22 other EMS Agenices within WNY responded to NYC for EMS Operations at Ground Zero. These units were activated as part of the NYS Fire Mutal Aid and Mobilization Plan. At the request of NYS Dept. of Health all units were ALS and were asked to work a 24 hour shift. The rigs met at the Erie County Fire Training Academy located in Cheektowaga,NY were they recieved a Medical Screening and Mission Briefing before leaving in a convoy to NYC. Below is the list of all the units that responded to NYC a total of over 130 EMS Personell attended this call for assistance.
  Big Tree VFC Boston Emergency Squad Chaffee-Sardinia VFC Clarence Center VFC  
  East Amherst VFC East Seneca VFC Evans Center VFC Getzville VFC  
  Harris Hill VFC Highland Hose VFC Lancaster Vol. Ambulance Main-Transit VFC  
  Marillia VFC Newstead VFC North Collins Vol. EMS Orchard Park VFC  
  Reserve VFC Scranton VFC Springbrook VFC Vigilant VFC  
  West Fall VFC Woodlawn VFC Erie County SMART Team
Below are patches of all the units that lost Members at the World Trade Center