2018 Virginia Fire & EMS Memorial Service

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 The 2018 Virginia Fallen Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Memorial Service consist of two events:

•   Friday, June 1, 2018 – Wreath Laying at Public Safety Memorial near Patrick Henry building and Governor’s Mansion at 1111 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA

•   Saturday, June 2, 2018 – Memorial Service Ceremony is at the Richmond International Raceway Complex’s Main Exhibition Hall, 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA

This year’s service honors four (4) individuals who died in the line of duty, or have been recognized by the Commonwealth’s Line of Duty Act.

Those persons are:

  • Roger Dale Johns of Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire & Rescue
  • Kevin Frye of City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department
  • Willard Meiggs of City of Chesapeake Fire Department, and
  • Darrell Hamlett of City of Lynchburg Fire Department.

Please make plans to attend if not both one of these memorial services events

The Saturday service starts at noon at the State Fairgrounds and is open to all – which includes lunch.

For more information, click here.