Carson City, NV…During the Nevada Firefighters’ Memorial on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in Carson City, plaques bearing the names of four firefighters will be added to those of other Nevada firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Firefighters to be honored at this year’s ceremony include Justin Randall Beebe, United States Forest Service; Brent Cooper, North Las Vegas Fire Department; Will Hawkins, Bureau of Land Management; and Jacob O’Malley, Bureau of Land Management.
The community is encouraged to attend and honor the memory of these men, and to reassure their loved ones that they will not be forgotten. The formal ceremony will be held at the Nevada Firefighters’ Memorial in Mills Park (Carson City). The ceremony will conclude the weeklong observance of National Fire Prevention Week in Nevada. Honor Guard members will lead a combined fire service/honor guard during the ceremony and will ring the memorial bell.