Upstate Firefighters http://wamc.org en 16th Annual NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony http://wamc.org/post/16th-annual-nys-fallen-firefighters-memorial-ceremony <p>The Sixteenth Annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony was held Tuesday at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.&nbsp;</p><p>This year&rsquo;s ceremony honored nine New York State firefighters who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.</p><p>With the addition of this group of nine fallen firefighters, the state&rsquo;s Fallen Firefighter Memorial now contains the names of 2,381 firefighters who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This year&rsquo;s additions are:</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:01:24 +0000 Dave Lucas 75162 at http://wamc.org 16th Annual NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony Upstate NY Firefighters Prepare to Help NYC http://wamc.org/post/upstate-ny-firefighters-prepare-help-nyc <p>Firefighters in Adirondack towns relatively untouched by Sandy are getting ready to head downstate to help pump out basements, fight fires and direct traffic in the storm-ravaged New York City region.<br><br>Franklin County Emergency Services Director Ricky Provost tells the Adirondack Daily Enterprise (http://bit.ly/Se1ul7 ) that the governor's office is asking firefighters in northern parts of the state to come to southern New York to assist with storm recovery.<br> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:50:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 50949 at http://wamc.org Upstate NY Firefighters Prepare to Help NYC