The construction of the Rockland County Firefighter Memorial has received official approval, marking a significant step towards honoring the bravery and sacrifice of the county’s firefighters.
This momentous decision was jointly announced by Rockland County Executive Ed Day, alongside esteemed figures such as Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco, Director of Facilities Management Bob Gruffi, Director of the Office of Fire & Emergency Services Chris Kear, and dedicated Rockland County volunteer firefighters. With their collective support, the plans for the memorial have been given the green light, and it is set to stand as a testament to the unwavering commitment and selflessness displayed by the courageous firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Located on the grounds of the Rockland County Courthouse, the new Firefighter Memorial will serve as a solemn and enduring tribute to the fallen heroes who have bravely confronted danger to protect their community. It will be a place of remembrance, fostering a sense of unity and gratitude among the county’s residents, while also recognizing the invaluable contributions made by firefighters and their selfless dedication to safeguarding lives and property.
As this memorial takes shape, it will stand as a constant reminder of the sacrifices made by these brave individuals and inspire future generations to carry forward their legacy of courage, resilience, and compassion in the face of adversity.