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Fallen firefighters honored at memorial in Carson City

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Posted at 9:58 PM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-18 00:58:24-04

Four Nevada firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered and honored in Carson City this past weekend.

Justin Randall Beebe, United States Forest Service; Brent Cooper, North Las Vegas Fire Department; Will Hawkins, Bureau of Land Management; and Jacob O'Malley, Bureau of Land Management had their names added to the Nevada Firefighters' Memorial.

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"To have our fallen firefighters placed on this wall means that we're not going to forget them, and the family members know that they can always come here and know that their family and their loved ones gave the ultimate sacrifice, and that the fire service memorializes them," said Carson City Fire Chief Bob Schreihans.

The ceremony concluded the week-long observance of National Fire Prevention Week in Nevada.