Emmitsburg, MD – The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Fire Administration announce that the 27th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will be held October 4-5, 2008. A plaque with the names of 101 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2007 will be added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, located here on the National Fire Academy campus. The names of 9 firefighters who died in previous years will also be added. The plaques surrounding the Memorial, which was established in 1981, will contain the names of more than 3,200 firefighters.
Video: An Intro to the Memorial Weekend
Broadcast: Satellite Coordinates for the Candlelight & Memorial Services
Read: Full Article on weekend.firehero.org
More: About the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend