Fire flags lowered

October 7, 2008 7:22:45 AM PDT
Flags were at half staff at all fire houses in Philadelphia to honor fallen firefighters.

In Maryland, ceremonies honored the 101 firefighters who died nationwide last year.

The tribute was held at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg.

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers was there.

It's the start of National Fire Prevention Week .

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