Firefighters honor the fallen

Published On: Oct 10 2013 01:17:39 PM EDT

More than 100 members of Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department gathered Thursday at Fire Station One downtown to remember the those who sacrificed their lives for others.

1 / 13

The last time someone died on the job in the department was in 2008. The first was in 1885, when the Fire Department first came about in Jacksonville.  On Thursday, JFRD held its annual ceremony to honor fallen firefighters.


The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus



Mental Health