Since 2013 the Vicksburg branch of the Salvation Army has honored local first responders with a breakfast on Sept. 11.
Since the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, the date has become the unofficial day to honor and recognize our first responders.
At this morning’s breakfast, as the first responders were enjoying some good food and comradery, a call came in over many radios for a fire alarm. This is what happened:
It turned out to be a false alarm, but even the best breakfast, served by the kindest of people, is not exempt from the call of duty.