The Fallen Firefighter Memorial Project will provide financial assistance for Fallen Firefighters families to attend national and local ceremonies identified below to honor their hero.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Florida

The proposed site for the Fallen Firefighter Memorial statue is at the roundabout in front of the Herman W. Brice Regional Training Facility. This site will occupy a place of honor at the entrance to the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Headquarters. The Fallen Firefighter Memorial Project will commission an artist, design the statue(s) and site design to be reflective of a Fallen Firefighter Memorial site.

The Fallen Firefighter Memorial will recognize the sacrifice, honor and dignity of fire service members and their contribution to making a safer community.

Ocala, Florida

Members from the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Project work closely with Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and the Florida Joint Council of Fire and Emergency Services to ensure eligible fallen firefighters who have died from in the line of duty, heart disease and occupational cancers are recognized at the Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Ocala, Florida. The Firefighter Memorial was dedicated on January 11, 1992and stands proudly in the courtyard of the Florida State Fire College Campus in Ocala, Florida.

Eligibility includes Florida Firefighters who die in the performance of their duties, and firefighters from outside the State of Florida who die in the performance of their duties within the borders of the State of Florida shall be honored in recognition of their sacrifice. This honor includes having their name inscribed on the Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial, located at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala.

Tallahassee, Florida

Members from the Fallen Firefighter Memorial project work closely with Palm Beach County Fire and the Florida Joint Council of Fire and Emergency Services to ensure eligible fallen firefighters who have died from in the line of duty, heart disease and occupational cancers are recognized at the Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Tallahassee, Florida. The Firefighter Memorial Monument was dedicated on April 1, 2019 and stands proudly in the courtyard of the Florida State Capitol.

The Governor and Cabinet of the State of Florida recognize the heroic efforts of Florida’s firefighters and support a dedicated place on the grounds of the State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida, for all Floridians and visitors to view and express their appreciation to the brave men and women in the fire services.

Florida Firefighters who die in the performance of their duties, and firefighters from outside the State of Florida who die in the performance of their duties within the borders of the State of Florida shall be honored in recognition of their sacrifice. This honor includes having their name inscribed on the Florida Firefighter Memorial Monument located at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Members from the Fallen Firefighter Memorial project work closely with Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of Palm Beach County and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) to ensure eligible fallen firefighters who have died from in the line of duty, heart disease and occupational cancers are recognized at the Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial was dedicated in 1986 and is located in the shadow of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Each year in September, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) honors the sacrifice made by IAFF members who have given their lives in the line of duty. The annual ceremony remains an uplifting service for the families, friends and loved ones, celebrating the lives, heroism and accomplishments of our union’s bravest of the brave.

Emmitsburg, Maryland

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was officially designated by the United States Congress as the National Memorial to career and volunteer fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty. The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was constructed in 1981 on the campus of the National Fire Academy.

The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service is held in May of each year. A candlelight vigil service is held the night before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Both services are held at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. These services memorialize Fallen Firefighters from around the nation.