Family and friends of fallen firefighters visit the Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 34th annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Ceremony was held virtually. This year the ceremony honored 245 firefighters and emergency medical workers from the U.S. and Canada, including 164 people who died in 2019 and 81 that died in earlier years, who were honored for the first time. Honored union members included those killed on duty and by cancer caused by on the job exposure to toxins. (Chancey Bush/ The Gazette)

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