President to deliver remarks at National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

On Sunday, October 4, the President will travel to Emmitsburg, Maryland to deliver remarks at the 34th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. The President will honor 84 heroic firefighters who have died in the line of duty in 2014 and three firefighters who died in previous years. The President looks forward to thanking our nation’s firefighters for the extraordinary courage they display every day, particularly during these challenging times as communities across the Western United States combat the recent wildfires. Further details about the President’s travel to Maryland will be available in the coming days.