A total of 28 firefighters who died in the line of duty will be honored today, at the 21st Annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony.
The ceremony will be held in Convention Hall of the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, from 11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.
State officials and members of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ Office of Fire Prevention and Control will preside over the ceremony.
This week is also Fire Prevention Week, which is being observed nationally this year from Oct. 7 – Oct. 13.