Bell cer­e­mony to honor New­town vic­tims

Austin American-Statesman - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — HALEIGH SVO­BODA, AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN STAFF

The San Mar­cos Fire De­part­ment will ring the his­toric fire bell at a cer­e­mony Fri­day hon­or­ing the 26 chil­dren and educators killed in the New­town, Conn., school shoot­ing.

Un­til 1973 the bell was used to sum­mon fire­fight­ers and mark mo­men­tous com­mu­nity events. The cer­e­mony will be at 8 a.m. at San Mar­cos City Hall, 630 E. Hop­kins St.

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