Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial Service
October 16 @ 2:00 pm CDT
The public is invited to the 35th Annual Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial Service scheduled for Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the Girard Fire Department, 116 N Ozark, Girard, Kansas.
This year’s memorial will recognize the 149 firefighter’s that have been added to the National Fallen Firefighter’s Roll of Honor. Also honored will be 18 firefighters who have died in the line of duty in Southeast Kansas dating back to 1911, including Lt. Malachi Brown with the Baxter Springs Fire Department. Lt. Brown passed due to injuries received at a fire on October 15, 2021.
Fire departments wishing to assist in recognizing their fallen brothers and sisters are to contact Craig Garrett at email@example.com or 620-724-0843.
To learn more about the National Fall Firefighters Foundation visit http://www.FireHero.org.