Memorial Service Set For Fallen Franklin County Firefighter
Rocky Mount, Va. - A memorial service for fallen Boones Mill Firefighter/EMT John Echternach, Jr. will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2012 in the Franklin Heights Baptist Church Sanctuary, 110 Hilltop Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151.
Officials say firefighter John Echternach Junior passed away Monday after getting seriously hurt in the line of duty on Friday. The 54-year-old was a member of the Boones Mill Fire Department and had been serving his community since 2003.
In consideration of available parking space, attending agencies are asked to send no more than one (1) large apparatus per agency, with staff cars and SUVs preferred. Attending agencies are also asked to notify Public Safety of the number of agency personnel attending. The memorial service will conclude on-site without the use of a procession.