Ceremony for fallen firefighters set in Evanston

Evanston fire department | Sun-Times Media File Photo

A special ceremony to honor the memory of fallen firefighters is scheduled to be held next week.

Evanston Fire and Life Safety Services is sponsoring the ceremony to honor the lives of fallen firefighters Marty Leoni, William Craig and George Stiles, Fire Chief Greg Klaiber said in his announcement.

The remembrance ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 22 at Fireman’s Park, Simpson Street and Maple Avenue.

Division Chief Brian Scott and Chaplain David Jones will speak on the department’s behalf, Klaiber said. The “Fireman’s Prayer” will be recited as well as New York Fire Department Chief Ed Crocker’s speech, “I have no ambition in this world but one and that is to be a fireman,’’, followed by the ringing of the bell.

A cookout will be held in the park following the ceremony.

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