Members of the Arkansas City Fire/EMS Department and the Public held a special ceremony on September 11th, 2002 to dedicate a memorial to honor emergency workers who have given their lives in the line of duty and to those who continue to risk it all to save others.
The memorial was constructed by the members of the department and with the help of several area businesses and individuals.
- H.J. Born Stone Co.
- Day’s Monument
- American Concrete
- Diamond Shamrock
- Tony VanSchuyver
- Steve Parks
- Employees of The Water Department
- Street Department
- Parks Department
The memorial was designed to honor those who died in the attacks across America on September 11th, 2001, but also for all the emergency workers who continue to work and serve the public.