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Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial


The Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial was dedicated on September 11th, 2007 at the State House in Boston.

The Boston Fire Department Color Guard leads the procession to the Memorial.

Firefighter Tom Carroll leads the Somerville Fire Department Color Guard.

Color Guard Members Lt. Leslie Rentel, FF Tom Ross, FF Ryan Epps, FF Jack Fitzgerald & FF Bobby Hodnett

The Boston Gaelic Fire Brigade leads the dozens of pipers and drummers.

Hundreds of firefighters from all over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts stand at attention and salute the colors during the singing of the National Anthem.

The bell, which has long been a symbol and part of the fire service has its place at the Memorial.

The Memorial Board of Directors unveil the sculpture.

Individual bricks are engraved with the names of 21 members of the Somerville Fire Department who have died in the line of duty.

Lt. Sean Tierney takes a moment to read the names of the fallen.

The Firefighters Prayer is another important part of the Memorial.

Captain Dennis Murphy, Deputy Chief Dave Salvi, Lt. Sean Tierney & Captain Jim Doheney 

Over 30 members of Local 76 attended the dedication of the Memorial.

Firefighter Tom Kelley & Captain John Norton

Firefighter Steve Belski, Firefighter Elliot Kerner and Lt. Girard Gover

Lt. Charlie Houghton, Local 76 President Jay Colbert, Captain Bob McCarthy & Deputy Chief Bob Lyons

District Chief Patrick Sullivan III & Deputy Chief Dave Salvi

A continuously flowing waterfall runs down over the words of the Firefighters Prayer.




 Anyone interested in making a donation to the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial can send a check to:

Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial
130 Bowdoin Street
Suite 709
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

PayPal users can also make a donation online CLICK HERE




(Photos by Firefighter Steve Belski - SFD)



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