Each year in Wisconsin Rapids, according to DrydenWire, the Wisconsin Fire & EMS Memorial Inc. holds a Final Alarm Ceremony and Silent Procession. This is done in honor of the firefighters who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This year, the memorial will occur on October 1st, 2022 in the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial Park.
In honor of the life and sacrifice of those who have served, Governor Evers has ordered Wisconsin flags to be held at half staff from sunrise to sunset on this day. All residents are invited to honor Wisconsin Firefighters Memorial Day by bringing their flag to half staff.
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