Memorial Service

Thursday, August 11
4:00 p.m.
Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom

Fallen fire service heroes of North Carolina will be honored during the Annual Memorial Service at the South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in the Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom.

The memorial service will celebrate the lives of these dedicated men and women of the fire service. The ceremony, rich in fire service traditions, will begin with an Honor Guard and bagpipe band processional.

The tribute will include the presentation of the names of the 2010 fallen heroes and those who died in previous years.

Candlelight Remembrance Service

Thursday, August 11
8:00 p.m.
North Carolina Fallen Firefighter's Memorial, Nash Square

An evening candlelight remembrance service will be held at the North Carolina Fallen Firefighter Foundation Memorial on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

The service will feature musical selections by members of the fire service and survivors of fallen firefighters.

Fire service Honor Guards will help families light candles in honor of their fallen firefighters.