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Kansas State Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial

South High Madrigals Sing and the fallen firefighter's memorial

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This year’s Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial was on on Sunday, October 1st, at the Kansas Firefighters Museum. This event was made to honor those who have died on the line of fighting. Wichita High School South Madrigal singers are invited to go and sing the ‘National Anthem’ as well as ‘God Bless America’ to start the ceremony. Improvement and maintenance of the Fallen Firefighters Memorial are dependent on donations and the sale of personalized engraved bricks. Bricks are able to be purchased at the Kansas Firefighters Museum for $30 which includes engraving.Wichita Kansas Fire Department’s Engine House No. 6 opened in 1909 and was the last horse-drawn station in Wichita to switch to the engine.

The memorial courtyard includes:
• A life-size bronze statue of a firefighter discovering the helmet of a comrade amid fire debris
• A brick plaza of engraved bricks
• A memorial wall and meditation area
• A 50-foot tall flagpole
• A ceremonial area of engraved bricks
• Three ceremonial flagpoles

this event is located 1300 S Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67211

 

The students had a dress rehearsal and done amazing with the event. During break time, some of the singers sat and sang to a guitar as the others were fascinated by a leaf bug and praying mantis. It is nice to have them come out and shed some light on an emotional event such as this. it will be nice to see them carry out this tradition as the years continue.

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