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Honoring Our Fallen


Honoring Our Fallen

Honoring All of our Fallen Brothers and Sisters who have given their lives to serve as Firefighters/EMS to Their Communities.

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Honor Those Who have Served

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Fallen Firemen`s Day

Started by Ivan R Kellerhals. Last reply by Timothy John Dodson Jul 2, 2013. 4 Replies

I would like to see a national holiday for Fallen Firemen, or Fireman.I did 25 years on the Fullerton Cal. Fire Dept. I know what a bitch it can be! Ivan R Kellerhals Captain (Ret).Continue

Finding family members of deceased firefighters for our Firefighters Memorial Wall

Started by Mark L Gundert. Last reply by Mark L Gundert Dec 31, 2011. 2 Replies

 I need some help.  I am trying to find family members of several deceased firefighters from my Department.  All the deceased qualify for "Died in the Line of Duty status." These deceased…Continue

Moment of Silence

Started by Ana-Maria Garcia Mar 25, 2011. 0 Replies

Can I please get a moment of silence for Rio Arriba County's Medical Director, Dr. Laura Kay, who passed away yesterday? She was an extraordinary woman; an inspiration to us all. She will truly be…Continue

Fallen EMT-Last Call-LODD

Started by Marty Hrinko. Last reply by Marty Hrinko Mar 17, 2011. 1 Reply

PA EMT John R. Demkosky answered his last alarm on 12-3-2010  Continue

Creating a local memorial "in memory of"....

Started by Tammy Nov 15, 2010. 0 Replies

Hello Group,I wasn't exactly sure what group I should turn to for advice so I amposting this exact message on several groups, in the hope of findingsomeone that can help me....A couple friends &…Continue

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Comment by Janelle Musick on July 5, 2013 at 4:07am

RIP the 19 Hotshots who passed in the Yarnell Hill fire 6/30/13 :(

Comment by Shane Griffith on May 7, 2013 at 1:45pm
RIP Firefighter Timmy Linder of The Darlington Twp Vol Fire Department. October 22, 2012. And Firefighter Ed Laderer of The Darlington Twp Volunteer Fire Department. 2005
Comment by LIMA CHARLY on February 19, 2011 at 6:41pm
"FIREFITGHTER NATION " As the name says we are one nation but of good men and women who fight every day so that others may live. RIP Captain Glenn Allen
Comment by Firewriter on February 19, 2011 at 9:32am
RIP Captain Glenn Allen
Comment by Chris Weber on February 18, 2011 at 11:16pm
Thoughts and prayers to the families involved in the LA fire.
Comment by larry on January 21, 2011 at 8:21pm
my prays go out to all are brother and sisters that lost their lives been doing this for 31 yrsand i will die doing this
Comment by Patti Walz on January 18, 2011 at 4:59pm

May he rest in peace. My condolances to his family and department on their loss.
Comment by Tammy on December 13, 2010 at 11:48pm
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Comment by David Elson on December 3, 2010 at 1:13pm
I remember the Worcester fire well and the funeral for the brothers. It was one of the few times I was glad for Sate Police since they gave us an escort, with lights down the interstate, from home to Worcester and return. We started with two pieces picking up other cities and town along the way and wound up with twenty pieces in convoy. The warehouse where the fire occured is now a fire station.
Comment by Patti Walz on October 19, 2010 at 3:34pm


Police are working to determine who stole the eternal flame from a fallen firefighter's memorial in New London.

The electric light was for Lt. John O'Connor's memorial. O'Connor was killed in the line of duty in 1993.

"It makes a very big difference," said Edwin hale, of New London. "It was very symbolic and very beautiful."

O'Connor died in the line of duty while fighting a fire on Truman Street Feb. 1, 1993. O'Connor was struck and killed by an electrical line that burned off the building.

"He was a really good guy. Sad thing that somebody would do this," said Rocco Basilica, president of the Firefighters Union 48-55.

City employees discovered the damaged memorial, which sits behind city hall. City officials said the last time anyone recalls seeing the light in place was last Tuesday.

Members of the New London Fire Department contacted police.

"The New London Police Department is actively investigating with cameras on the street and hopefully something can come of it," Basilica said. "If anybody int he public knows anything, it would be very helpful to notify firefighters."

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