09.11.2019 Around the Island 9/11 ceremony at Center Firehouse By Reporter Staff Share on Facebook Facebook Created with Sketch. Share on Twitter Twitter Created with Sketch. Share via email Mail Created with Sketch. RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department Chief Earl Reiter, ex-chief William Rowland and Secretary Mike Johnson outside the Center Firehouse on Wednesday morning at the time the first World Trade Center tower was hit. Close to 3,000 people lost their lives when both towers were hit by terrorist-commandeered planes 18 years ago.