JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson firefighters and city leaders came together Saturday to remember fallen firefighters with a ceremony in their honor.
The sound of bag pipes echoed through downtown Jackson during the annual Fallen Fire Fighters' Memorial Service.
Family and friends joined the city's fire chief and mayor in remembering the lives of the men who died in the line of duty.
A bell ran for each name called. Relatives placed a rose at the foot of the fire fighter's monument in honor of their loved one.
The ceremony also recognized the fire departments' recent retirees.