Riverton hosts Wyoming Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Aug. 22 - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Riverton hosts Wyoming Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service Aug. 22

(File; Trevor T. Trujillo, Cap City News)

The Wyoming State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Wyoming Local Assistance State Team have announced the 2020 Wyoming Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

The annual service is scheduled for August 22, 2020 at 2:30 pm at the Wyoming Fire Academy, located at 2500 Academy Court in Riverton, WY.

The Wyoming Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service is held annually, recognizing and honoring those Wyoming Firefighters who have lost their lives in service to the citizens of Wyoming.

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The existing memorial is located on the campus of the Wyoming Fire Academy in Riverton, WY. The memorial was constructed in 1990 and is inscribed with the names of 56 Wyoming Firefighters who have died in the line of duty since 1920.

This years’ service will honor all 56 firefighters and their surviving family members.

Participants in this years’ service will include Honor/Color Guards from statewide public safety services, the massed Bagpipe & Drum band comprised of Wyoming Fire Service musicians, representatives from statewide fire departments, and surviving family members.

Keynote address is scheduled to be delivered by Fire Chief Brady Hansen of the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Department.

A public reception will be held immediately following the memorial service at the Wyoming Fire Academy.