Bill Goessl of The Smokehouse talks with a first responder at Wednesday's luncheon.
Pastor Stephen Shortess was on hand for Wednesday's luncheon at Trinity Episcopal.
A firefighter was ready for action when the church's fire alarm went off just before lunch
Fire Chief Alvin Cockerham, left, talks with Police Chief James Blair.
First responders go through the lunch line
Feeding the first responders
Members of Trinity Episcopal Church invited local first responders to a luncheon Wednesday to show their appreciation. Church members report that the church's fire alarm went off five minutes before the luncheon, so the first responders literally responded first.