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Dozens come out to the Salem 9/11 memorial to remember those killed in the terror attacks

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SALEM (WSLS10) The city of Salem Fire Department hosted a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.

It was held at the 9/11 Memorial in front of fire station 1 in Salem Sunday afternoon.

About 100 people attended the service which included the National Anthem, bagpipes, and a moment of silence for the 3000 lives lost 15 years ago in the terror attacks.

For some Sunday was a painful day.

"I'm hear today to show support and also show respect a lot of my friends were fire department members," Chad Clark, who attended the service said.

The City of Salem Fire Chief John Prillaman spoke at the service.

He spoke about how he and his team were glued to the television waiting to learn what happened to the World Trade Center.

He said having a piece of the north tower permanently sitting in front of the fire department is humbling.

"It's outstanding, it's a great feeling, the city had four or give great locations they were looking for of course the police chief and myself are pretty bias about where we wanted it we felt like it's home should be right here," Prillaman said.