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Jun17

Gravenhurst Memorial 2017

GRAVENHURST — Firefighters from across Ontario gathered on Saturday, June 24 for a memorial honouring fallen firefighters, both professional and volunteer, at the Gravenhurst Fire College.

The event, which takes place annually on the Saturday after Father’s Day, is open to the public and includes the laying of wreaths, a parade with members of the Red Knights motorcycle club and the Ontario Fire Service Pipes and Drums, honour guard by the Burlington Fire Department and speeches by dignitaries, including the Ontario Fire College Principal Carol-Lynn Chambers, Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation president Robert Kirkpatrick, and the Firefighters Association of Ontario president Ron King.

Annual memorial service in Gravenhurst honours fallen firefighters