Site

MFRI

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
January 18, 2007
1,740,750
Visitors Today
Oct 27, 2020
151
Tribute to Fallen Firefighters to Air Sunday
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter RSS

By Susan Nicol
October 3, 2020

A Frederick County firefighter will be among those honored Sunday during a virtual tribute.

Although COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend activities, those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their communities will still be remembered.

Memories of fallen heroes including Michael Powers, a volunteer with Libertytown Vol. Fire Co., will be shared during a video that will air at 10 a.m. Sunday.

America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters can be viewed at www.firehero.org.

Powers collapsed at a crash scene in 2019. He was one of 103 firefighters who were slated to be honored.

“We are planning to hold a double ceremony in Emmitsburg next October,” said Ron Siarnicki, NFFF executive director.

Some activities associated with the memorial weekend are continuing, he noted.

Red lights are being displayed on buildings and other landmarks across the nation to honor the fallen heroes.

“We’re also asking that people ring church bells at 10 a.m. Sunday,” he said adding that it's important that the firefighters' sacrifices are remembered.


Add a Comment Add a Comment 0 Comment(s)


MIEMSS - Login
Username:
Password:
Lost password?



Website Designed and Hosted By Content Proudly Maintained By Contact Information
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com

The Frederick County Volunteer Fire
& Rescue Association, Inc.

5370 Public Safety Place
Frederick, MD 21704-6728

Emergency Dial 911
Phone: (301) 600-2356
Fax: (301) 600-2592
E-mail: info@fcvfra.com

Copyright © 2020 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)