NFFF And USFA To Honor 109 Firefighters

Emmitsburg, MD -- The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) announced today that they will honor 106 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2003, along with three firefighters who died in earlier years. These brave men and women will be honored at the 23rd Annual Memorial Weekend to be held October 2-3, 2004. Most events will be held on the National Fire Academy campus, site of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, in Emmitsburg, Maryland.