IAFF Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs

September 12, 2023 – September 18, 2023 all-day America/Los Angeles Timezone

IAFF Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Memorial
September 12-18, 2023
I wanted to pass this on about the upcoming Colorado Springs Memorial:

We have a contingency of Fire Hogs heading to Colorado.  If you are thinking of going, BOOK YOUR ROOMS NOW! We will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn-Airport. Call 719 622-0300 and ask for the IAFF rate of $178 a night.  If you go online, it shows the hotel as sold out so call and ask for the IAFF rooms.  We will be joining the IAFF riders on the 15th for a day ride and then again for the ceremonies on the 16th.  The Fire Hogs will be leaving for CO on the morning of the 9/12 from Victorville HD at 0800 hrs. first stop will be Beaver Utah 410 miles, next stop is Gunnison CO 411 miles, then on the 14th it is a 200-mile ride going through the Monarch Pass into Colorado springs.  We will leave on the morning of the 17th stopping at Beaver Utah- 592 miles on the 17th and then home 410+ miles.  There are lots of available hotels in Beaver and Gunnison.   Fire Hog Coordinators include SDFD Mike Merriken (928 515-4219), SDFD Dave Allen (619 920-4811), and LAFD Darin Evans(951 440-3355). Contact them for more details.