Boston, MA - 9/11/2012 - Members of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, led by the Color Guard, processed toward Ashburton Park near the State House for the annual Massachusetts Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Ceremony. Hundreds of uniformed first responders and supporters gathered for the event, which included a speech from Governor Deval Patrick and ceremony to honor the 343 fire fighters who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Topic: 12firefighters. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.