WHAT: Houston firefighters, families and friends will gather for the annual Houston Firefighters' Memorial Ceremony to honor the 73 members who have died in the line of duty, as well as all members who are gone, but never forgotten.
WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 4 p.m
WHERE: Houston Firefighters' Memorial Garden, 4225 Interwood N. Parkway off JFK
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The annual ceremony recognizes not only those members who have passed away in the line of duty, but also every Houston firefighter who is "gone, but not forgotten." The ceremony takes place in the beautiful garden located on Pension Fund property paying tribute to all firefighters. The garden includes pavers, benches, the “Wall of Honor” and a breathtaking statue (“The Rescue").
Remarks will be given by Mayor Sylvester Turner, Fire Chief Samuel Peña, President of the Houston Professional Firefighters Association, Local 341 Marty Lancton, and Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund Chair David L. Keller Jr.
Family and friends will place roses for those who have died in the Line of Duty as helmets are placed on the memorial wall.