Rural Metro Fire to Participate in 9/11 Memorial Run


(YUMA, Ariz.) — Firefighters from Rural Metro’s Yuma operation will participate in the Tunnels to Towers 5K Run and Walk on September 11, 2021. Each participant from Rural Metro will pay tribute to one of the 343 fallen FNDY firefighters who died in the line of duty on September 11, 2001, by completing the 5K run in full turnout gear. The Tunnels to Towers run benefits the Tunnels to Towers Foundation, which honors our nation’s first responders and veterans. The foundation runs several programs, including building Smart Homes for veterans and first responders who have been injured in the line of duty.

When: September 11, 2021, 6:30 A.M.

Where: Heritage Library Lawn

350 S 3rd Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364

Who: Rural Metro Fire Yuma

Why: Firefighters from Rural Metro Yuma will participate in the Tunnels to Towers 5K Run in full turnout gear to honor the 343 firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty on September 11, 2001, and to raise money for the Tunnels to Tower Foundation.

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About Rural Metro Fire Department

Rural Metro Fire is committed to providing fire protection and emergency services. Rural Metro Fire serves unincorporated communities around the nation, as well as commercial on-site industrial and AARF services. Our highly skilled firefighters, EMT’s and paramedics strive to provide outstanding service on every call. Rural Metro Fire employs more than 7,500 people and answers 1.5 million calls for service, yearly. A subsidiary of American Medical Response, Rural Metro is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about Rural Metro Fire, visit


Rural Metro Fire is part of the Global Medical Response family of companies. Global Medical Response, Inc. is the industry-leading air, ground, specialty and residential fire services, and managed medical transportation organization. With more than 38,000 employees, GMR delivers compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services in the United States and around the world. For more information, visit