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Firefighters serving humanity.(News)(United Kingdom Firefighters Memorial Trust)(Brief article)

The UK Firefighters Memorial Trust has announced that the formal dedication of the Garden and Monument will take place on Tuesday May 20, 2008 starting at 1400. Since 2004 the Trust has been responsible for the Fire Service plot at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire.

In 2006 the Trustees commissioned a Monument to be placed on the site that would be a tribute to all who are associated with the Fire and Rescue Service in the UK, Isle of Man and Channel islands. Trust General Secretary Paul Settle told FIRE that the project is moving towards its fruition and a considerable amount of work has already taken place at the Arboretum. This has resulted in the site being cleared as appropriate, installation of new paths and a main plinth which has recently had the monument stone placed on it. …

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