Fallen firefighters honored at Capitol

Fallen firefighters from across the state were honored at the 29th Annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Firefighter Medal of Honor Awards Ceremony May 10 in Springfield.

The Fallen Firefighter Memorial service was held at the Firefighter Memorial on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol to honor Illinois firefighters lost in the line of duty. Following the ceremony at the Capitol, the Medal of Honor Ceremony took place at the Bank of Springfield Center.

The memorial ceremonies brought scores of firefighters from across Illinois to Springfield to honor and remember their fallen brothers and sisters.

Jil Tracy

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