Local Fire & EMS departments participate in the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

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Local fire departments participated in the National Fallen Memorial Service held in Emmitsburg, Md. on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Local fire departments participated in the National Fallen Memorial Service held in Emmitsburg, Md. on Sunday, Oct. 6.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Local fire departments participated in the National Fallen Memorial Service held in Emmitsburg, Md. on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Eight active and retired members of the Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department attended the service that honored 92 firefighters who died in duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in previous years.

The Roanoke Fire-EMS Department was represented by Lt. Kaylor and FF Winter as members of the Honor Guard at the memorial service, according to the department’s Facebook page.

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