Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Red Helmet Ride

Brothers and Sisters, next Saturday, October 7th we ride to Emmitsburg, MD to honor fallen Brothers and Sisters that passed providing service to others last year.

The ride originates from two locations: 

There will be group leaving from the Anne Arundel County Fire and Rescue Headquarters in Millersville, MD (Veterans Hwy near Benfield Blvd). They will stage beginning at 12:00 pm. Police escorted ride to the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Department will leave at 1:00 pm.


Staging will be in the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Department (79 West Frederick Street) parking lot in Walkersville, MD. (Exit 17 off US 15 N to merge onto MD-26 E/Liberty Rd toward MD-194/Libertytown/Walkersville) beginning a 2:00 pm. The Police escorted ride to the National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD will leave at 3:30 p.m. This is a rain or shine ride all will ride at your own risk. No registration is required, just ride and show your support to the families of the Fallen Firefighters.

There is no need to reply as to your intentions.  If you can make it, great – I will see you at the Walkersville staging area.

Brother Beek (Jim Beecken, L-1664 retired)

IAFFMG 4th District Event Coordinator