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Remembering fallen firefighters

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Remembering fallen firefighters

Remembering fallen firefighters

Remembering fallen firefighters
Photo: Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster

The Claddagh Mhor Pipe Band leads Portland firefighters past the Portland Veteran Firemen's Association memorial Oct. 7 at Forest City Cemetery in South Portland, at the conclusion of the annual service in honor of firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The monument was erected in 1913 and the memorial service, which now honors 20 Portland firefighters and two from South Portland, is held annually on the first Sunday in October.

Photo: Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster

South Portland Fire Chief Kevin Guimond address firefighters and family members at the annual Portland Veteran Firemen's Association memorial service Oct. 7 at Forest City Cemetery in South Portland.

Photo: Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster
Some of the approximately 50 relatives and friends who attended the annual Portland Veteran Firemen's Association memorial service on Oct. 7 at Forest City Cemetery in South Portland.

Photo: Diane Hudson / For The Forecaster

The Claddagh Mhor Pipe Band leads firefighters from South Portland and Portland into Forest City Cemetery for the annual Portland Veteran Firemen's Association memorial service on Oct. 7. The service honors 20 Portland firefighters and two from South Portland who have died in the line of duty, and is held annually on the first Sunday in October.