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Eagle perches at Minnesota 9/11 flag display: See the photo

An eagle in Minnesota brought a moment of 9/11 located in an appropriate place on the Highway 10.

(Coon Rapids Fire Department)

Firefighters in Minnesota were in awe on Tuesday as an eagle — the ultimate symbol of American patriotism — located on a 9/11 memorial.

The fire department in Coon Rapids, a town about 15 miles north of Minneapolis, the aerial ladder of a fire truck on a bridge along Highway 10 to take part in a birthday tribute.

The eagle landed on one of the antennas after fire officials, and stayed where it was less than a minute.

Still, Chief Jerry Streich, of the Fire brigade, berkel-enschot, captured the patriotic moment in a Facebook Live-feed, and told the news station KARE, the bird had positioned around one of the national moments of silence.

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“Isn’t that incredible?” Streich said. “This eagle has just landed on the antenna, while we’re doing the 9/11 memorial. Phenomenal.”

“There is no better symbol for the America of today than a flag, but for an eagle to land on a fire truck holding a flag,” andover Fire Chief Jerry Streich said.

(Coon Rapids Fire Department)

Steich said that it was the department’s 17th annual memorial of 9/11, and that after watching the bird a few times, he thought that he should capture the moment.

“There is no better symbol for the America of today than a flag, but for an eagle to land on a fire truck holding a flag,” the fire chief said. “I mean, it doesn’t get much more symbolic than that.”

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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