20TH ANNIVERSARY CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022
(Sacramento, CA) Firefighters, family members and grateful citizens will gather July 30th in Sacramento to honor California’s fallen firefighters at the California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony. The ceremony, honoring California firefighters who have died on the front lines or from job-related illness, is being held in-person for the first time in three years, as previous ceremonies were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eighty-two (82) fallen heroes from over the past three and a half years will be added to what will now be more than 1,500 fallen firefighters immortalized on the California Firefighters Memorial in Capitol Park, adjacent to the California State Capitol in Sacramento. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the California Firefighters Memorial.
6:00pm to 7:30pm
SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, 1401 K St., Sacramento (Map)
7:40p to 8:00p
Uniformed Procession to California Firefighters Memorial in Capitol Park (following Ceremony)
LIVESTREAM OF MEMORIAL CEREMONY
High-definition livestream available at California Fire Foundation YouTube Page
CLICK HERE TO READ MEDIA RELEASE
Full list of names and departments of the fallen: CLICK HERE
Downloadable photos and bios of 2019 Memorial honorees: CLICK HERE (click on individual photo to reveal bio information)
Credit: California Fire Foundation
Short history of memorial: CLICK HERE
About the California Fire Foundation: CLICK HERE
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Photos/Video from event
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DOWNLOAD: A high-definition MP4 download of the full ceremony will be made available at this link within 1-2 hours of completion of the ceremony.
On The Web
California Firefighters Memorial: www.cafirefoundation.org/memorial
California Fire Foundation: www.cafirefoundation.org
CA Fire Foundation Facebook: Facebook.com/CaliforniaFireFoundation
CA Fire Foundation Twitter: @CAFireFound
2019 California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
On Saturday, September 28, 2019, the California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony honored 34 California firefighters who died in the line of duty, adding their names to nearly 1,400 inscribed on the brushed limestone wall of the California Firefighters Memorial in Sacramento’s Capitol Park.