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Firefighters look at the Blackhawk Firefighters Association memorial and 9/11 plaque Sunday at their new location near the Sauk Valley Community College Fire Science program area. The BFFA, which includes more than 80 northern Illinois fire departments, held a memorial ceremony Sunday to honor members who served their communities and are no longer with us. The 9/11 memorial that was dedicated is a granite stone that holds one of the 1,141 steel artifacts from New York's World Trade Center. Speakers included Sen. Tim Bivins, Rep. Don Moffit, Rep. Tom Demmer and Sauk Valley Community College President George Mihel.