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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:

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.

Family members and fellow firefighters remembered Andrew “Drew” Price as warm, adventurous and a frequent prankster
EMT Frederick D. Whiteside, 43, was a veteran of 22 years at the FDNY
Capon Valley Firefighter Ronald Maurice Strosnider fell ill while on the call
The story of Billy Moon, a heroic fallen FDNY firefighter, and the people whose lives he has saved