Fallen Firefighters remembered with service in Pierre - KOTA Territory News

Fallen Firefighters remembered with service in Pierre

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Fire Firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty are honored in Pierre Sunday.

It was part of the Annual South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

This year seven new names were added, including Trampus Haskvitz who died while fighting a Black Hills forest fire in August of 2011.

As well as the four men who lost their lives in the C–130 crash in July, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Mikeal, Senior Master Sergeant Robert Cannon, Major Joseph McCormick, and Major Ryan Davis.

Also added were Jacob and William Waldner who died in an explosion while fighting a coal bin fire in September of 2011.

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