ADAMS -- The Adams Fire Department and Alert Hose Company will observe Firefighter Sunday this weekend with a special Mass and memorial service.

On Firefighter Sunday, fire departments across the country honor their deceased members and members of the fire service in general.

The Adams contingent will attend Sunday's 8 a.m. Mass at St. Stanislaus Church and a breakfast hosted by the Elks Lodge afterward.

Following breakfast, members will assemble for an 11 a.m. memorial service at Bellevue Cemetery. Fire Chief Richard Kolomay of the Carol Stream (Ill.) Fire Department will be the guest speaker.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the services.