Press Releases

2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Media Kit

Live Streaming of the National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight and Memorial

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will broadcast both the Candlelight Service and the National Memorial Service via satellite and stream the services live on the web.

Editors and Broadcasters:

If you are planning on covering the Memorial service, in person, streaming on your website, or broadcasting the satellite feed, please contact Donna Clark.

 

Releases


State Releases & Firefighter Profiles

State Releases Coming Soon

Alabama

Firefighters Being Honored:
Christopher Lane Foster | Clint Hardemon
Eddie P. Harris | Tracy L. Sanders


Arizona

Firefighter Being Honored:
Crystal Dawn Rezzonico


Arkansas

Firefighters Being Honored:
Scotty Douglas “Doug” Deckard | Randy R. Treat


California

Firefighters Being Honored:
Frank Arturo Anaya III | Matthew James Beck
Gary D. Helming | Cory D. Iverson | William A. Jaros
Brian D. Massey | Garrett Angel “Taco” Paiz
Terry W. Smerdel | Brent Michael Witham
Kelly Ka Lai Wong


Florida

Firefighter Being Honored:
Steven R. Terry


Georgia

Firefighters Being Honored:
John Chester IV | Michael Scot Norton
Darrell L. Plank | Michel Lance “Thorny” Thorne


Illinois

Firefighters Being Honored:
John Michael “Mike” Cummins
Lawrence Matthews Jr.


Indiana

Firefighters Being Honored:
Eric J. Balliet | Jeffery A. Blackmer
Scott A. Compton | David M. Jatczak
Kendall J. Murphy


Iowa

Firefighter Being Honored:
Steven P. Buser


Kentucky

Firefighter Being Honored:
Thomas P. McBride


Louisiana

Firefighter Being Honored:
Ronda S. Varnado


Maryland

Firefighters Being Honored:
Sander Benjamin Cohen | Charles “Rick” Gentilcore
Christopher Allen Staley


Massachusetts

Firefighters Being Honored:
Stephen P. Frye | Anthony J. Spano
Joseph A. Toscano


Michigan

Firefighters Being Honored:
Kevin V. Ramsey | Terry M. Raymond | Ron Savage
Edward A. Switalski


Minnesota

Firefighter Being Honored:
Jeffrey A. Vollmer


Mississippi

Firefighters Being Honored:
Clinton Alvin Beasley | Billy W. Matthews II
Loretta A. “Lorrie” Sykes


Missouri

Firefighters Being Honored:
John Kemper | Jeffery Mason Sanders

New Hampshire

Firefighter Being Honored:
Steven M. Bomba


New Jersey

Firefighters Being Honored:
Edward James Frenenski | William F. Gerace
Frank Matagrano


New Mexico

Firefighter Being Honored:
Johnny C. Cammack


New York

Firefighters Being Honored:
Ronald D. Biller | David E. Carr
Virginia A. Culkin-Spinelli | George D. Eysser
Robert A. “Fitchie” Fitch | William J. Gormley
John R. Graziano Sr. | Walter E. Hauser
Daniel Heglund | Ronald W. Hinkle | David L. Jahnes
Richard Kaplan | James J. Lanza | Brian C. Malloy
Richard E. McGuire | Martin “Woody” McHale
Robert E. Newman | Michael R. O’Hanlon
Joseph “Toolie” O’Toole | Raymond J. Pfeifer
Steven Sorger | Lawrence J. Sullivan
Charles S. Szoke | William N. Tolley
William E. “Woody” Woodlon


North Carolina

Firefighters Being Honored:
Rufus E. Brinson Jr. | Jason Keith Hensley | Donald “Reid” Key II | Eric Durean Lacewell


Ohio

Firefighters Being Honored:
James “Jim” Benken | David Owen Lemponen


Oklahoma

Firefighter Being Honored:
Michael Dale “Mike” Russell


Oregon

Firefighters Being Honored:
Trenton M. Johnson


Pennsylvania

Firefighters Being Honored:
Donald L. “Sarge” Brenner Jr. | Dennis H. DeVoe
John T. Moran Sr. | James H. Yiengst


South Carolina

Firefighter Being Honored:
Darryl Wayne Frost


South Dakota

Firefighter Being Honored:
Donald F. Manger


Tennsessee

Firefighter Being Honored:
Steve Kelly Hunt


Texas

Firefighters Being Honored:
Daryl Dene Barber | Scott P. Deem
William “Iron Bill” Dowling
Shane Michael Hennessey | Jarrell Bradford Hinkie II
Charles Edward Patterson


Virginia

Firefighter Being Honored:
Roger D. Johns


Washington

Firefighter Being Honored:
Robert C. Spinner


Wisconsin

Firefighter Being Honored:
Terry Shafer


Wyoming

Firefighter Being Honored:
Paul W. Murdoch


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