Fallen Firefighter From Festus To Be Honored This Weekend

(Emmitsburg, Maryland) Seven Missouri firefighters, including one from the area, killed in the line of duty will be among the 144 honored this weekend at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend.

The event will be in Emmitsburg, Maryland this Saturday and Sunday.

The fallen firefighters are Kevin Cramer from the Festus Fire Department, Dustin Brandhorst, of Ebenezer, Rickey Hobbs of Waynesville, Donald “Mark” Kisner of Hurley, Robert Moore of Kennett, Benjamin Polson of St. Louis and Gregory Thompson of Lakeview.

Each firefighter’s name will be inscribed on a bronze plaque and become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices.