A memorial service honoring 53 members of the Baltimore County Fire Service who have died over the past year will be held Sunday, September 24.

The ceremony will be held at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, Maryland. It will begin at 6:30 p.m.

This annual memorial ceremony honors career and volunteer firefighters, emergency medical personnel, ladies’ auxiliary members and other fire service members who passed away during the year.

Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III is scheduled to attend and participate in laying a wreath to honor the 30 career and 23 volunteer members lost during the past year.