There are many ways communities can be part of America's tribute to fallen firefighters and their families.
The 2023 National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight and Memorial Services will be open to the community.
You may also watch the 2023 Candlelight Service at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 6, and the Memorial Service at 10:00 am on Sunday, May 7, 2023, online on our website and our social media channels.
If weather prohibits holding the Candlelight Service outdoors at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 6, it will be limited to the families of the fallen firefighters due to indoor space limitations. The Memorial Service begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, May 7, 2023.
The public parking for Memorial Weekend is at Liberty Mountain Resort (78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA). Shuttles from Liberty Mountain Resort will begin at 3:30pm on Saturday, May 6, for the Candlelight Service and at 7:30am on Sunday, May 7 for the Memorial Service. Please plan to arrive at the parking area at least an hour ahead of time as you will need to go through a security checkpoint on campus. There will be offsite parking shuttle bus service to the campus.
Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters
Bells will ring from as a grateful nation pauses on May 7, 2023 to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty in
Issue a Proclamation
To honor America’s fallen fire heroes, ask your local and state officials to issue a proclamation. Since the Memorial Service begins National Fire Prevention Week,
Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters
Light your landmarks, fire departments, and homes in red during Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters on May 4 – 7, 2023.
Lower the American Flag
You can lower your American flag in observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
Sign the Virtual Remembrance Banner
Thank you for visiting the Virtual Remembrance Banner! Here you can pay tribute to a fallen firefighter or share a special memorial weekend story. Please
Sound the Sirens
On Sunday, May 7, 2023, at noon, many stations across the country will sound their sirens in honor of the fallen firefighters.
Can't Attend the National Fallen Firefighters Candlelight & Memorial Services? Watch it Live Online.
You can watch the 2023 Candlelight Service at 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 6, and the Memorial Service at 10:00 am on Sunday, May 7, 2023, online on our website and our social media channels.