2011 Fallen Firefighters' Memorial
On October 21st, the City
of Kokomo and the Kokomo Fire Department held its annual Firefighters'
Memorial Service at Station #1. Deputy Chief Brad Bray served as
Master of Ceremonies for the event. Mayor Greg Goodnight and
Indiana State Fire Marshal James Greeson, who was the Keynote Speaker,
addressed the crowd that gathered. Prayer was offered by KFD
Chaplains Pastor Charles Armstrong, Pastor William Allison,
and Father Richard Lightsey. The names of KFD's 13 fallen
firefighters (2 in the line of duty, 11 active duty) were read.
Taps was played by two Kokomo High School band member. Fire Chief
Pat O'Neill presented awards to some deserving recipients.
are some photos and video of the event courtesy of the City of Kokomo
and the City's Facebook page.