Springs Will be Home to National EMS Memorial

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Colorado Springs has been chosen as the permanent home for a national memorial honoring emergency medical service workers who die in the line of duty.

As the memorial’s home, the city will host an annual service to honor the memorial’s newest names. Design plans and fundraising will now begin, and the move is planned for 2010.

The National Emergency Medical Services Memorial’s Tree of Life honors 350 paramedics and other EMS workers, including 12 Coloradans, who have died in service. .

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