Wreath Laying and Memorial Service at Ivy Hill Cemetery

The Alexandria Fire Department will observe National Fire Prevention Week with a memorial service and wreath laying.

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Wreath Laying and Memorial Service at Ivy Hill Cemetery

For Immediate Release: October 1, 2021

The Alexandria Fire Department will observe National Fire Prevention Week with a memorial service and wreath laying. The solemn ceremony is held each year at Ivy Hill Cemetery, located at 2823 King St., to honor those who have died in the line of duty and members of the Fire Department who have passed away during the preceding 12 months.

This year, the ceremony will be prerecorded to avoid a large gathering and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The ceremony will be available to view on Monday, October 11 at alexandriava.gov/124437.

Uniformed members of the Alexandria Fire Department, Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department, and Fire Department retirees will be present to honor their fallen colleagues along with the loved ones of the fallen.

In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place at the First Baptist Church of Alexandria, located at 2932 King St.

For additional information, contact Community Outreach Coordinator Firefighter Ashley Whisonant at 703.746.5217 or at ashley.whisonant@alexandriava.gov .

 For reasonable disability accommodation, contact  amanda.jackson@alexandriava.gov  or call 703.746.5239, or Virginia Relay 711.

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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/124437.

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