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Coverage of the 2018 National Firefighters Memorial Service

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photo from National Fallen Firefighters website

CIRCLEVILLE – Governor Kasich proclaimed in a resolution on Sunday October 7, 2018 recognizing the 2018 Firefighters Memorial Service.  According to the resolution, ” throught Ohio and encourage all Ohioans to join us in remembering the brave men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty.”

During the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial weekend on October 6-7 the U.S. Fire Service will pay tribute to the 80 firefighters who died in 2017 in the line of duty.  According to the National Fallen Firefighters website. “The names of the firefighters will be read, and their loved ones will receive an American flag that had been flown above the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial and the U.S. Capitol Dome. They will also be presented with a red rose and a special personalized badge. During the ceremony, a bronze plaque bearing the names of the fallen will be officially added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.”

Service began at 10 am on Sunday October 7,2018 and a candlelight service was held on October 6.  More information can be found at https://www.firehero.org/2018/09/24/national-memorial-2018/

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