Honoring Our Fallen Firefighters

APS Firehouse Alerting’s 3rd annual event benefiting The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is being held on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at the Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery in Union Bridge, Maryland from 12:00 – 10:00 p.m.

APS is committed to honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to others. Please join us on a day where we honor those who gave it all, along with their families.
This year, we are very privileged to have Sara Laird as our guest speaker. Sara is the wife of fallen Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services Battalion Chief, Josh Laird (2021). You can read more about Josh on the NFFF Roll of Honor.

We have a strong line-up, including Pipes and Drums, live entertainment, food, and drawings. And of course, cold beer by our friends at Flood Zone Marketplace & Brewery.

Here is a timeline for the event:

    • 12:00 PM   Event Setup and Flood Zone Opening

    • 1:00 PM   Opening Remarks & Recognition

    • 1:15 PM   Presentation of the Colors and Pledge Allegiance

    • 1:30 PM   Closing Prayer and Pipes and Drums Celebration

    • 5:30 PM   Remarks and Recognition

    • 5:45 PM   Pipes and Drums Celebration – Ringing of the Bell

    • 6:00 PM   Announcement: Raffle Drawing #1 and 50/50 Drawing
      Until 10pm – Live Entertainment, Ebb & Nova Band

    • 10:00 PM   Announcement: Raffle Drawing #2 and 50/50 Drawing

There is still time to donate! Please make your donation today to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in support of your fallen heroes and their families.

This year we were lucky enough to have in our community talented woodworkers and we will be raffling these items off that day. For those who cannot make the event and still wish to support the cause or enter for a chance to win one of the items, please visit the link below. Enter the raffle by clicking here.

Each raffle is as follows(registration page):

  • $20 for (15) chances
  • $10 for (6) chances
  • $2 for (1) chance

We will ship to continental US.