As the first names were read from the 2018 Roll of Honor at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, the sun broke through the clouds and haze. The unusual warmth for an October day in Emmitsburg, Maryland served as a reminder for the loved ones of the 103 fallen that they will forever be surrounded by comfort and support.
Posts Categorized: 2018 Memorial Weekend
Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters is part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 6 and 7, and sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
During the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 7, 2018, the U.S. Fire Service will pay tribute to the lives of 80 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2017 and 23 firefighters who died in previous years.
You can be part of a national tradition to honor the memories of firefighters who died in the line of duty and show your support for their families. Join the NFFF in Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters.
Watch the 2018 Flag Raising at the Memorial in preparation for the 2018 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 6-7,2018.