Alaska Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Join Alaska firefighter associations to honor firefighters and emergency responders who've died in the line of duty on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The service will include a bell ceremony to "ring home" firefighters who have died in service of Alaska. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Fifth Avenue and A Street in downtown Anchorage.
'Step Up to 9-11' challenge
In this eighth annual Firefighter Step Mill challenge, Alaska firefighters and community members will climb as many flights of stairs as possible in 11 minutes dressed in the full gear of a firefighter. Community members can donate to the cause or learn more by placing money in the boot at Alaska Club West. This challenge recognizes the firefighters lost at the World Trade Center in 2001. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Alaska Club West, 1400 W. Northern Lights Blvd. (alaskafirememorial.com)