Hoosiers honor firefighters killed in the line of duty at annual reading of the names

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Family, friends and fellow Hoosiers honored firefighters killed in the line of duty with the 22nd annual reading of the names Wednesday morning.

The event was hosted by the Indianapolis Professional Firefighters Union Local 4116. It took place at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Plaza on Massachusetts Avenue.

Firefighters read off names of fallen Indiana firefighters, sounding a bell for each name.

The ceremony also honored firefighter families, and recognized the sacrifices they make so their loved ones can keep our communities safe.

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