National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

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Fire Hero Families from across the United States will attend the 43rd Annual National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Weekend in Emmitsburg, Maryland, on May 4–5. This year’s national tribute will memorialize 89 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2023 and 137 firefighters who died in previous years.

There are two events open to the public:

The National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight Service is on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be hosted by Fire Captain Garon Mosby of the St. Louis Fire Department.

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service is on May 5 at 10 a.m. ET and will be hosted by actor Jeremy Holm.

Fire service and government leaders are scheduled to address the thousands of attendees at the memorial service on Sunday, May 5.

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