An article in the Niles Herald Spectator mentions that the Park Ridge Fire Department has been selected to receive a piece of steel that has been salvaged from the 9/11 attack at the World Trade Towers.

The Park Ridge Fire Department is set to receive its own piece of the World Trade Center.

With the unwrapping of the North Maine Fire Department’s 6-foot-long steel artifact this week comes word that Park Ridge has also been selected as a recipient of a piece of steel salvaged from the wreckage of the Twin Towers.

Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Sorensen said the Park Ridge Fire Department has been approved for an artifact, and members of the department are working through the necessary steps required to actually obtain it.

The piece of steel is believed to weigh between 200 and 300 pounds. and measures 6 or 7 feet long, Sorensen said.

The complete article can be found HERE.

Thanks to Dennis McGuire, Jr. for finding the article.