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Fallen NY firefighters honored at Empire State Plaza memorial

Fallen NY firefighters honored at Empire State Plaza memorial (WRGB)

ALBANY (WRGB)---On Tuesday, State leaders honored firefighters from across New York who gave their lives in the line of duty, with the 20th annual New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony.

It's held at the memorial site on the Empire State Plaza in Albany.

This year's ceremony honored 118 firefighters who died in the line of duty.

You can find a list of their names here.

The memorial was dedicated in 1998, and as of Tuesday's ceremony, there will be 2,524 names on the wall.

The earliest name on the wall is from the year 1811.

For more information visit: http://www.dhses.ny.gov/ofpc/memorial/

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