Videos, photos: NFFF Memorial Weekend pays tribute to fallen firefighters
Watch footage of weekend’s memorial events at Mount St. Mary’s University
By FireRescue1 Staff
EMMITSBURG, Md. — Thousands of people are gathering in Emmitsburg, Md., for the 36th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service this weekend to honor 75 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2016 and 20 firefighters who died in previous years.
Sunday’s Memorial Service will be at Mount St. Mary’s University at 10 a.m. ET and is open to the public. The Candlelight Vigil on Saturday will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET. Both services can be viewed on a live stream below.
More than 5,000 people, including families, friends, members of Congress, administration officials and firefighters are expected to attend the event.
If your department or agency would like to honor the firefighters from afar, you can:
- Lower your flag
- Sound the sirens
- Show support on social media
- Issue a proclamation
- Sign remembrance banner
For a complete list by state of fallen firefighters being honored, you can download this widget:
You can view footage and photos of the Memorial Weekend below.