2012 Participants

Thank you to all of the organizations that participated in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters 2012.

Alaska

  • Capital City Fire Rescue and Chapel by the Lake
  • There will be a Table Ceremony and Bell Ringing at the Alaska Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Alabama

  • Boaz Fire and St. Paul United Methodist Church
  • CW’s presentation of high school football “Thursday Night Lights”
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Ebeneezer Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Community Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Ashby Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Church at Brierfield
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Enon Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Old Union Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Pleasant Sabine Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Shady Grove Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Six Mile Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Thomas Mill Baptist
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Waymon Chapel
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Wilton Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Antioch Baptist Church
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Cahaba Valley Baptist
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Carlton Hill Baptist
  • Brierfield Fire & Rescue and Crosscreek Baptist Church
  • Church of the Nativity, Episcopal, Huntsville, AL
  • Crossville Fire Department and Union Grove Baptist Church
  • Huntsville Fire and Rescue and First Baptist Church, Huntsville, AL

Arizona

  • Kingman Memorial Program and Kingman SDA Church

California

  • Avalon Fire Department and Avalon Community Church
  • Chino Valley Independent Fire Dist will be holding a remembrance and bell ceremony.
  • West Covina Fire Department will hold a bell ceremony at Station 1.

Connecticut

  • East Haddam Fire Department and Saint Bridgets of Kildare

Delaware

  • Harrington Fire Company and Asbury United Methodist Church

Florida

  • Alachua County Fire Rescue and Spring Hill United Methodist

Georgia

  • Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services and NorthStar Church
  • Hortense Volunteer Fire Department and Twin Rivers Baptist Church

Idaho

  • Prichard/Murray Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a bell ringing ceremony at their fire station and will observe a moment of silence as well as a prayer for the fallen.
  • S. Custer Fire District and Mackay Community Church

Illinois

  • Homewood Fire Department and Faith United Presbyterian
  • Homewood Fire Department and First Presbyterian Church of Chicago Heights
  • North Riverside Fire Department and Mater Christi Church
  • Park Forest Fire Department and St. Irenaeus Catholic Church
  • Riverside Fire Department and Saint Peter & Paul Church
  • Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department will hold a service in front of their firehouse.
  • TriState Fire Prevention District and All Saints Episcopal Church

Iowa

  • Denison Volunteer Fire Department will toll 5-5-5 in honor of fallen firefighters
  • Polk City Fire Department and Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Kansas

  • Ness County Fire & Sheriff’s Department and the Ness City United Methodist Church
  • Topeka Fire Department and Consolidated Fire District No. 2 and Fairlawn Church of the Nazarene

Louisiana

  • David Crockett Steam Fire Company #1 and Salem Lutheran Church
  • David Crockett Steam Fire Company #1 and Trinity Lutheran Church

Maine

  • Hope Volunteer Fire Department and Hope Community Bible Church
  • Mexico Fire Department and Mexico Congregational UCC
  • Milbridge Fire Department and Milbridge Congregational Church

Maryland

  • Anne Arundel County Fire Department and Our Lady of the Chesapeake
  • Anne Arundel County Fire Department and Pasadena United Methodist Church
  • Baltimore County Fire Department will hold a department-wide remembrance at 12 p.m. Sunday
  • Deale Volunteer Fire Department and Faith Assembly of God
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Owen Brown
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Columbia Presbyterian Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Community Bible Church of Highland
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Harvester Baptist Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Hope Bible Church of Columbia
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Locust United Methodist Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and New Hope Adventist Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and New Hope Lutheran Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and St. Francis of Assisi
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and St. John’s Episcopal Church
  • Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue and The Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church
  • New Market District Volunteer Fire Company and Chapel Lutheran Church
  • Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company and Presbyterian Church of Ocean City
  • Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department and Archdiocese of Washington
  • Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department and St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
  • Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department and University of Maryland

Massachusetts

  • East Bridgewater Fire Department and East Birdgewater United Methodist Church
  • East Bridgewater Fire Department and UCC of East Bridgewater
  • Ware Fire Department and St. Marys Church
  • Ware Fire Department and United Church

Minnesota

  • Meadow Spring Church

Mississippi

  • City of Collins Fire Department and Collins United Methodist Church
  • Southaven Fire Department and Trinity Baptist Church
  • Washington Fire Department and Our Lady of Lourdes

Missouri

  • Carl Junction Fire Protection District and Church of Nazarene
  • Cedar Hill Fire Department and St. Martin’s United Church of Christ
  • Mid-County Fire Protection District and Bible Baptist Church

New Hampshire

  • Gorham Fire Department and Holy Family Parish
  • Moultonborough Fire Rescue and the Calvary Bible Church
  • Saddle lBrook Fire Department and the First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ

New Jersey

  • City of Cape May Fire Department and Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
  • Goshen Volunteer Fire Company and Goshen Methodist Church

New Mexico

  • Elephant Butte Volunteer Fire Department and Church Elephant Butte
  • Questa Fire Department and St. Anthony Catholic Church

New York

  • Bergholz Volunteer Fire Company and St. James Lutheran Church
  • Golden Glow Fire Department and Bethany Lutheran Church
  • Prayer, Speech and Tolling of the Bell by a volunteer firefighter from Orange County at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • Schuyler Hose Company and Old Saratoga Reformed Church
  • West Haverstraw Fire Department and Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Yaphank Fire Department and Yaphank Presbyterian Church

North Carolina

  • East Howellsville Fire Department and Zion Tabernacle Church
  • Wingate Volunteer Fire Department will be spread throughout the community and sound sirens

North Dakota

  • Abercrombie Fire and Rescue and Bethany Free Lutheran

Ohio

  • Allen-Clay Joint Fire District and the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Allen-Clay Joint Fire District and the St. John Lutheran Church
  • Allen Clay Joint Fire District and St. Peter Lutheran Church
  • Allen-Clay Joint Fire Department and Trinity UMC
  • Defiance Fire Department and the St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • Fire Chaplain and the Church of the Covenant (PCUSA) in Cleveland
  • Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department and Hilltop Church
  • Morgan Hose Company Fire Department and Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
  • Orwell Fire Department and the North Church
  • Orwell Fire Department and the Orwell North Presbyterian Church
  • Orwell Fire Department and the Orwell-Windsor United Methodist
  • Orwell Fire Department and the St. Mary’s
  • Richfield Township Fire Department and Holy Trinity Catholic Church
  • Ridgeway Fire Department and Ridgeway United Methodist Church
  • Rome Fire Department and Rome Presbyterian Church
  • Washington Township Fire Department and Nauvoo United Methodist Church

Oregon

  • Vernonia Rural Fire Protection District and the Vernonia Annual Salmon Festival

Pennsylvania

  • Abington Area Fire Departments and Cornerstone Christian Fellowship
  • Buchanan Valley Fire Department and Mountain Top Ministries
  • Bristol Fire Company, whose fire station was built in 1857, will ring the bell in their bell tower at 1100 hours.
  • Blythdale Volunteer Fire Company and Victory P. M. Church
  • Elizabeth Township #1 and New Hope Assembly of God
  • Elizbeth Township station 140 and the Merritt Primitive Methodist Church
  • Rescue Hose & Ladder Co. and Curwensville United Methodist Church
  • Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company and Salem United Methodist Church
  • Russell Volunteer Fire Department and the Cable Hollow Church
  • Washington County Firemen’s Association and Nottingham Christian Center

South Carolina

  • Antioch Volunteer Fire Department and Antioch Baptist Church
  • Charlotte Road/Van Wyck Fire Department and Van Wyck Presbyterian Church
  • Indian Field Volunteer Fire Department and the Indian Field Methodist Campmeeting
  • Lady’s Island/St. Helena Fire District will sound the 5-5-5 alarm over the radio following morning roll call.

South Dakota

  • Yankton Fire Department and Riverview Reformed Church

Tennessee

  • Cumberland County Fire Department at the Cumberland County 911 Memorial
  • Harriman Fire and Rescue Department Bells
  • Harriman Fire and Rescue and the Lee Village Baptist Church
  • Kingsport Fire Department and the Temple Baptist Church
  • Kingsport Fire Department will be holding a ceremony at Station 1 at 3 p.m.
  • Milledgeville Volunteer Fire Department and Milledgeville United Methodist Church
  • Personal Tribute by FDNY 26+ Year Veteran in Murfreesboro,TN
  • West Polk Fire Rescue and Zion Baptist Church

Texas

  • Carrollton Fire and Rescue and Aldersgate United Methodist Church
  • Howe Fire Department and First United Methodist Church
  • Hudson Oaks and Aledo Volunteer Fire Department and Aledo United Methodist

Virginia

  • Salem Fire & E.M.S and First Christian Church
  • Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Company will sound sirens at 1 p.m.

Washington

  • Colfax Fire and Rescue and the Community Bible Church

Wisconsin

  • Campbell Fire Department and La Crescent United Methodist Church
  • Portage Fire Department and Portage Area Clergy

Japan

  • Kadena Air Base Fire Department and Kadena Air Base Chapel (Kadena Air Base, Okinawa Japan) will raise flags at Kaden Fire Department Fallen Firefighter Memorial for the first time. A moment of silence will be observed; there will be a ringing of the bell and sermon delivered by the base head chaplain.
  • Misawa Fire Emergency Services at Misawa Air Base Chapel