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Firefighters around the bay area will take a moment of silence today to remember their colleagues who died on September 11th.

There are also several memorial events that you're invited to attend.

In Hillsborough County:

Tampa Fire Rescue is holding a remembrance ceremony at the Tampa Firefighters Museum.

The ceremony starts at exactly 9:55a.m., so they're asking everyone to be there no later than 9:30a.m.

In Pinellas County:

The Palm Harbor Fire Department is hosting a memorial event at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, this morning at 10a.m.

Our own Reginald Roundtree will be the master of ceremonies.

A 150-pound piece of rusted steel beam, once linked to the World Trade Center Towers, will be the focal point.

In Pasco and Hernando Counties:

VFW post 10-209 is hosting a memorial service this morning at 9:30a.m. in Spring Hill.

Then tonight at 6:30p.m. the city of New Port Richey will hold a ceremony at Sims Park.

Police, Sheriff's Deputies, and Fire fighters in Sarasota are coming together for a ceremony this morning at 8:30a.m.

In Polk County:

50 white doves will be released outside the sheriff's operation center to honor the first responders who lost their lives 12 years ago today.

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