Host or partner with other organizations to hold a moment of remembrance any time during the 2013 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 5 and 6. Once you have established your event for Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters program please let us know by filling out the participant form. We will place your event on our 2013 Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters map.
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October 5 - 6, 2013
Departments sounded a series of bells when a firefighter died in the line of duty to alert all members that a comrade had made the ultimate sacrifice. This time-honored tradition continues today during the funerals or memorial services for firefighters.
For the third year, bells will ring from coast to coast as a grateful nation pauses on Sunday, October 6, 2013 to honor those firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2012 and previous years. Fire departments and their places of worship will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) for the Third Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters, part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking communties, fire service organizations, and religious organizations to help us honor our fallen firefighters by participating in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters. A moment of remembrance can occur at any time during Memorial Weekend, October 5 & 6. Fire department representatives are encouraged to work with their clergy and community leaders to develop an appropriate tribute.
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