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Ormond Beach firefighters Mark Allen, Kristi Brown and Mikayla Laks lead the charge for the city's first 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

A walk to remember: Ormond Beach first responders, citizens, honor the fallen on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach firefighters Mark Allen, Kristi Brown and Mikayla Laks lead the charge for the city's first 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

The American flag flies high at city hall on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

The American flag flies high at city hall on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach firefighters wear their full gear for the city's 9/11 memorial walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach firefighters wear their full gear for the city's 9/11 memorial walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers speaks during a short ceremony prior to the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers speaks during a short ceremony prior to the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach City Commissioner and Deputy Mayor Susan Persis speaks during the short ceremony before the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach City Commissioner and Deputy Mayor Susan Persis speaks during the short ceremony before the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Police Chief Jesse Godfrey speaks during the short ceremony before the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Police Chief Jesse Godfrey speaks during the short ceremony before the walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Robert Adkins, president of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1048, is among the first of the crowd to reach the Granada bridge. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Robert Adkins, president of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1048, is among the first of the crowd to reach the Granada bridge. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Marvin Miller, of Ormond Strong, and Florida Rep. Tom Leekand participate in the memorial walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Marvin Miller, of Ormond Strong, and Florida Rep. Tom Leekand participate in the memorial walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Firefighters and citizens take part in Ormond Beach's first 9/11 memorial bridge walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Firefighters and citizens take part in Ormond Beach's first 9/11 memorial bridge walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Driver Engineer Hunter Ramirez. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Driver Engineer Hunter Ramirez. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers and his wife Sharon. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers and his wife Sharon. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Firefighters ascend the Granada Bridge in full gear. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Firefighters ascend the Granada Bridge in full gear. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers and his wife Sharon. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Fire Chief Richard Sievers and his wife Sharon. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach resident Phoebe Riggs, also a volunteer firefighter for Crescent City, takes part in Ormond Beach's first 9/11 memorial bridge walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach resident Phoebe Riggs, also a volunteer firefighter for Crescent City, takes part in Ormond Beach's first 9/11 memorial bridge walk. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Robert Adkins, president of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1048, walks the bridge for the city's 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Robert Adkins, president of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1048, walks the bridge for the city's 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

A resident holds a flag as he descends the Granada Bridge. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

A resident holds a flag as he descends the Granada Bridge. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Firefighter Mikayla Laks and Mark Allen reach Cassen Park during the city's 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Firefighter Mikayla Laks and Mark Allen reach Cassen Park during the city's 9/11 memorial walk event. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Firefighter Mark Allen crosses Beach Street toward city hall as he holds a flag. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Firefighter Mark Allen crosses Beach Street toward city hall as he holds a flag. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

An Ormond Beach firefighter's helmet sits on the concrete fence of city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

An Ormond Beach firefighter's helmet sits on the concrete fence of city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach firefighters Josh Cady and Robert Durham, along with Volusia County firefighter Rob Williams, reach city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach firefighters Josh Cady and Robert Durham, along with Volusia County firefighter Rob Williams, reach city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach firefighters Josh Cady and Robert Durham head back to the Granada Bridge for a second crossing. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach firefighters Josh Cady and Robert Durham head back to the Granada Bridge for a second crossing. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach City Commissioner Dwight Selby shakes a firefighter's hand. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach City Commissioner Dwight Selby shakes a firefighter's hand. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Battalion Chief Nate Quartier reaches city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Battalion Chief Nate Quartier reaches city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Ormond Beach Police officer Robert Pearson and Police Chief Jesse Godfrey reach city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Ormond Beach Police officer Robert Pearson and Police Chief Jesse Godfrey reach city hall. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

About 200 people walked the Granada Bridge on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

About 200 people walked the Granada Bridge on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Photo by Jarleene Almenas

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