Golden Valley Firefighters Give $8,000 to Fund for State Memorial

Association voted Wednesday to give money to the project that would be on the State Capitol Mall.

The Golden Valley Fire Relief Association voted Sept. 7 to donate $8,000 to the Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

The Minnesota Fire Service Foundation has proposed a plan to construct the memorial on the State Capital Mall in St. Paul. It will honor all firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

"The memorial will feature a floating monolith supported by a field of columns representing fallen firefighters, and it will provide a new home for the bronze firefighter memorial statue currently located near door six of the baggage claim at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport," according to a news release from the city of Golden Valley.

Golden Valley firefighters and other public safety personnel will take part in a at Grace Church in Eden Prairie.


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