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Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters to Shine Bright in 2020 – September 27 to October 4, 2020

Communities and fire departments urged to participate in a week-long vigil before America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters. Every October, a grateful Nation honors its fallen fire service heroes at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park, located on the campus of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend is the official national tribute to those firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. Nearly everyone knows a firefighter. You are our family, friends, and co-workers.  You respond to a stranger’s call for help without hesitation, and serve with pride and compassion.  You are our local heroes.  When a firefighter dies in the line of duty, an entire community grieves. This year’s Memorial Weekend was scheduled for October 3-4, 2020, but due to the global pandemic, we have decided to hold a virtual service on Sunday, October 4, 2020, until we can all be together safely in Emmitsburg. In these unprecedented times, we want to ensure the safety of families, the fire service, program participants and the public.  The Foundation worked closely with our local, state, national, and federal partners to make the decision that we will still honor and remember those […]

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