YUMA, Arizona. – This year the Yuma Fire Department and the City of Yuma are again joining a national tribute to “Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters”. October 8th and 9th is the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, and since 2017 landmarks around the country have been lighted in red during this time in remembrance of those who have given their lives in the line of duty.
All YFD stations (Station 1, Station 2, Station 3, Station 4, Station 5 and Station 6) as well as Yuma’s City Hall will be lit from Sunday October 2nd thru Sunday October 9th.
This is the 41st annual national observation of the memorial weekend and will include services to be held on Sunday October 9th at the National Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial located on the grounds of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
For more information about the Memorial Weekend see: