Published DateLACONIA — A candlelight vigil to honor the memory of the 19 firefighters who died this week while battling a wild fire in Arizona has been scheduled for this Sunday evening.
The Laconia Fire & Irons Motorcycle Club Chapter 138 will hold the candlelight vigil at Opechee Park on North Main Street Sunday night, July 7. The vigil, which is open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. and last for 19 minutes.
People will start meeting at the park around 630 p.m. The park is located just north of the Central Fire Station on North Main Street (Route 106).
Participants are welcome to bring their own candles. Those in the safety services are encouraged to wear dress uniforms, work uniforms, or forestry work uniforms, and motorcyclists are welcome to wear their motorcycle club colors.