We will be participating in several Fallen Firefighters ceremonies this month.
Our cup is humbly full and we are honoured to be participating in a few fallen firefighter memorials this month.
If you have some time to spare, whether your a civilian or uniformed first responder or military member, come out and show your support, for the firefighters and for the family's of the Fallen Firefighters.
Ceremonies the Edmonton Firefighters Piping and Drumming Society will be attending are as follows:
Sept 8, 2019- Canadian Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Ottawa
Sept 11, 2019- Edmonton Firefighters Memorial at memorial plaza, 10322 83ave, Edmonton.
Parade steps off at 10:15 am.
On this same day we also recognize the 412 Emergency workers who perished during the world trade centre attacks in New York on Sept 11, 2001.
Of those 412 first responders, 343 were Firefighters.
In addition to the 343, over 200 firefighters have since passed away from occupational illness related to those same rescue efforts from the 9/11 attacks.
Sept 14, 2019- Strathcona County Firefighters Memorial, Sherwood Park, Station 1 memorial.
Parade steps off at 10:00 am
Sept 21,2019- I.A.F.F Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Colorado Springs.