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Legion Honors Firefighters

by Bobby Blair
June 2, 2019

 

As part of the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion, local Legion members were out Sunday morning placing posters along Washington Street of the nations firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018. The tribute is the third within the past month, the post also honored law enforcement personnel and military members who died in the line of duty in 2018.

The tribute honoring 88 firefighters will stay up until Monday June 10th,  local firefighters will observe Firemen's Memorial Sunday on June 9th. Firemen stick flags which were delayed in shipment will accompany the posters early in the week. The poster board for the tribute was donated by Label Identication of Hopedale Ma.

 

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Comments (3)

Thanks for this and all you do, Mayor Blair! Your gratitude and appreciation expressed so poignantly every year For those who have sacrificed to make our community safer Helps make our community a better place.

- Pat Fuller | 6/2/19 11:03 PM

We lose roughly 100 Firefighters/EMT's every year across the US. Thank you to the American Legion for remembering those that gave everything (Military, Police, Fire, EMS and others) in their service to the community.

- Brian Grace | 6/2/19 10:15 PM

To the members of the American Legion,

Thank you for all you do!

- John E. Gagnon HFD | 6/2/19 12:18 PM

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