2012 Participants

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

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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

If you would like to participate in the Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters program please let us know on the Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters program participants form.

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