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State Memorials

Many states have built memorials that pay tribute to firefighters who have made the supreme sacrifice in service to their communities. We have compiled a list of the states that constructed memorials. There are also many memorials dedicated solely to wildland firefighters. To view a list of these memorials, please visit www.heroesmemorial.org.

Alabama
The Alabama Firefighter Memorial is located at the Alabama Fire College in Tuscaloosa. On June 11, 2003, The House and Senate of the Alabama Legislature passed a joint resolution designating the Alabama Firefighter Memorial as the official fire fighters memorial for the State of Alabama.

Alaska
The Alaska Firefighter Memorial is located at 5th & A Street in Anchorage. The Memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2011.

Arizona
Arizona does not have a state memorial.

Arkansas
The Arkansas Fallen Firefighters' Memorial groundbreaking ceremony was held March 22, 2013. The Memorial will be located on the State Capitol grounds. The Memorial Dedication will be held on October 26, 2013 at 2pm.

California
The California Firefighters Memorial is located at the Capitol Park in Sacramento. It was dedicated on April 6, 2002.

Colorado
The Colorado Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located at Lakewood Center in Lakewood. It was dedicated on June 3, 2000.

Connecticut
The Connecticut Firefighters Memorial is located at the Connecticut Fire Academy in Windsor Locks. It was dedicated on August 18, 2002.

District of Columbia
This monument stands in Glenwood Cemetery, 2219 Lincoln Road, NE.

Delaware
The Delaware Firemen's Memorial is located at the Memorial Park in Dover. Originally dedicated in 1937, it was moved to its current location and rededicated on August 14, 1983.

Florida
The Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala. It was dedicated on January 11, 1992.

Georgia
The Georgia Public Safety Memorial is located at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. It was dedicated on June 10, 1997.

Hawaii
Hawaii does not have a state memorial.

Idaho
The Idaho Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located in Boise. It was dedicated on August 17, 2008.

Illinois
The Illinois Firefighter Memorial is located at the State Capitol Building in Springfield. It was dedicated on May 13, 1999.

Indiana
The Indiana Firefighter Memorial is located at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. It was dedicated on June 6, 2001.

Iowa
The Iowa Firefighters Memorial is located in Coralville. It was dedicated on April 10, 1994.

Kansas
Kansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located in Wichita, KS.
Kansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial Senate Bill 71 authorized the construction of a memorial to honor Kansas' firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Kansas. This memorial is in the planning stages.

Kentucky
The Kentucky Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located in Juniper Hills Park in Frankfort. It was dedicated on October 7, 1999.

Louisiana
The Louisiana Fallen Firefighter Memorial is located at the State Fire Marshal's Office grounds in Baton Rouge.. It was dedicated in 2006.

Maryland
The Maryland Fallen Firefighter's Memorial is located in Annapolis. It was dedicated on June 11, 2006.

Massachusetts
The Massachusetts State Memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2007.

Michigan
Michigan Firemen's Memorial is located in Roscommon, MI.
Michigan Fallen Heroes Memorial is located in Pontiac, MI.

Minnesota
The Minnesota State Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located at the State Capitol and will be dedicated on Sunday September 30, 2012. For more information and coverage of this event, visit twincitiesfirewire.com. If you are interested in viewing this event, the program will be streamed live on the web from 2:45pm - 5:00pm eastern time and can be viewed by Clicking Here

Mississippi
The Mississippi Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial is located at the Mississippi Fire Academy in Jackson. It was dedicated in April 2005.

Missouri
The Missouri State Fire Fighters Memorial is located in Kingdom City. It was dedicated on May 18, 2002. We can also be found on Facebook.

Montana
The Montana State Fire Fighter Memorial is currently under construction and is slated for completion during the Summer of 2013. It will be located in Laurel.

Nebraska
The Grand Island Firefighters and Nebraska Serious Injury & Line-Of-Duty Death Response Team has plans for a state memorial and is working to raise funds. This memorial will serve as the home of an annual Nebraska Fire & Rescue Memorial Service.

Nevada
Since its completion in 1994, the Nevada Firefighters Memorial, Inc., has honored Nevada's fallen firefighters at an annual ceremony held at the Nevada Firefighters Memorial in Carson City's Mills Park on the last Saturday of National Fire Prevention Week in October.

State Memorials

New Hampshire
The New Hampshire Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located on the grounds of the New Hampshire Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd., (formerly 222 Sheep Davis Road) in Concord, NH.

The Memorial was dedicated on September 10, 2006 after seven months of construction. The Memorial was completed by a Call to the Brotherhood and built by New Hampshire Firefighters.

The NH Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will occur annually on the second Sunday in October at 2:00 pm.

New Jersey
The New Jersey Fallen Firefighter Memorial is in the planning stages. It will be located at Allaire State Park in Farmingdale.

New Mexico
New Mexico does not have a state memorial.

New York
The New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located in Empire State Plaza in Albany. It was dedicated on October 5, 1998.

North Carolina
The North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located at Nash Square in Raleigh. The Memorial Site was dedicated on May 6, 2006.

North Dakota
In 2012, the North Dakota Firefighter's Museum became home to the North Dakota Fallen Firefighter's Memorial. The memorial remembers and recognizes all North Dakota fallen firefighter's whom have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Ohio has two official memorials:
The Ohio Fallen Firefighter's Memorial is located on the grounds of the State Fire Marshal in Reynoldsburg. It was dedicated in October 1997.
The Ohio Police and Fire Memorial Park is located in downtown Columbus.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Fire Fighters Fallen and Living Memorial is located in Oklahoma City. It was dedicated on June 8, 2000.

Oregon
The Oregon Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located on the grounds of the Oregon Public Safety Academy. The Memorial was dedicated on September 9, 2006.

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania does not have a state memorial.

Rhode Island
Rhode Island does not have a state memorial.

South Carolina
The South Carolina Firemen's Memorial is located at the State Fire Academy in Columbia.

South Dakota
The South Dakota Firefighter Memorial is located on the State Capitol Grounds in Pierre.

Tennessee
The Tennessee Fallen Firefighters Memorial s located in Bell Buckle. The Memorial was dedicated on September 10, 2011.

Texas
The Texas Firemen's Monument is located on the State Capitol Grounds in Austin. It was dedicated on July 7, 1896.

Utah
The Utah Firefighter Museum & Memorial is located in Tooele. It was dedicated on October 7, 2000.

Vermont
The Public Safety Memorial is located at the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford. It was dedicated in 2003.

Virginia
The Virginia Firefighter Memorial is in the planning stages. It will be located in the Darden Garden on Capitol Square in Richmond. To learn more about the campaign to build Virginia's monument to heroes, please visit the Virginia Public Safety Foundation website.

Washington
The Washington State Fallen Firefighters' Memorial is located at the Fire Training Academy in North Bend. It was dedicated in 1985.

West Virginia
The West Virginia Fallen Firefighters' Memorial is located at the Capitol Complex in Charleston. The Memorial was erected by the West Virginia Firemen's Association on September 9, 1994.

Wisconsin
The Wisconsin State Firefighters' Memorial is located in Ben Hansen Park in Wisconsin Rapids. It was dedicated on June 19, 2010.

Wyoming
The Wyoming Fallen Firefighters Memorial is located at the Wyoming Fire Academy in Riverton.

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