National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Emmitsburg

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  • Not a tourist stop, on the grounds of a guarded federal facility that has high security for valid reasons. If you plan on visiting call first (or research on the web). If you present at the gate you m...  more »
  • We are visiting from Canada. I am a full time firefighter for 22 years. I wanted to go and pay my respects and see the fallen Fighter Memorial but was denied entry at the Front gate because I wasn’t a...  more »
  • EMI is a secured federal facility where training is done for emergency management personnel. The grounds & buildings are historic, well kept with a few very well done memorials to public servants who ...  more »
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  • Memorial is on FEMA's National Emergency Training Center (federal facility), but visitors are able to see the memorial after getting a pass at gate if available that day. Highly recommend visiting the campus and the three memorials. If you're in the fire service, you must apply to attend the National Forest Academy - top notch instructors providing world class training.
  • Every firefighter needs to go at least once during your career. Great people, good classes and a true sense of brotherhood...
  • It was hard to keep dry eyes as we viewed the names and years to those who rush in as we run out.
  • The first visit was tough. Overwhelmed before even getting close but after a couple more visits over the years I have found more peace. Thank you Sammie Waddell. A fine example for a young firefighter to follow at the time and a moment that changed both of our lives forever. Thankful that this respectful memorial was built for us to cope, revit service with one another and to give insight to those entering the service.
  • Absolutely overwhelming..... all the names from all the years. I tried to take a picture of them all. My only complaint is because of where it is, there is no access to public restrooms.

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