Senate Bill 71 authorized the construction of a memorial to honor Kansas’ firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty in Kansas. The bill was signed on March 12, 2001. It was the culmination of work that spanned three years.
A scaled replica of the memorial can be viewed at our office.
If you would like to contribute towards the construction of the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Topeka, the address to send your donation to is:
Firefighters Memorial Fund
Attn: Eldred Wenger
Kansas Department of Administration, DFM
700 SW Harrison St., Room 1015
Topeka, KS 66603
Your donation is tax deductible. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Robert McLemore, Fire Chief
585 N. Franklin Ave.
Colby, KS 66701