WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wilmington Fire Department hosted a fundraising luncheon for a memorial in honor of the men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
The memorial is an outline of a firefighter's helmet. It will have many features to honor those fallen, including a bronzed firefighter in the center, holding up a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.
Those in attendance were able to donate buy buying a personalized brick, benches, gardens and more features to be incorporated with the memorial.
The memorial is estimated to cost over $200,000, none in which will be raised through taxes.
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