Public Memorial for Houston Firefighters on Wednesday. Funerals are Private.

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IAFF Local 341:

Any IAFF Locals and individuals wishing to send floral arrangements are asked to send them toReliant Stadium8400 Kirby Drive; Houston, Texas 77054

The Public Memorial Service will be held at Reliant Stadium, Wednesday, June 5 at 1000 hours(10:00 A.M.).  All uniformed fire department personnel participating in the Wednesday memorial procession must be at Reliant Stadium no later than 7:00 a.m.  Please enter the stadium area from Fannin at the Naomi entrance. Park in front of Reliant Arena in the “maroon” lot.  From there, firefighters are asked to proceed on foot to the “blue” parking lot to form march. March will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.

The Procession Route for the Wednesday march will begin in the “blue” lot at Reliant Stadium, then proceed on the westbound 610 feeder road to Kirby, then north on Kirby to McNee Road, and then turning right into the north side of the Reliant complex.

Funeral Services for the fallen have been scheduled.  The families have requested that all funeral services be kept private (family and HFD personnel only).  Members are encouraged to watch their HFD and personal e-mail accounts for details.

Fire Fighters and family coming from out of town are encouraged to contact the following hotels for special rates:

Marriott – Medical Center
$109.00 (Government) Rate

Royal Sonesta
$75.00 Rate: “Hero”

Holiday Inn – Houston Reliant Park
$109.00 (Government) Rate: “Houston Firefighters Local 341″ (32 rooms available)
Contact: Tye Hochstrasser or Maggie Cruz

Crowne Plaza – Houston
$79.00 Rate (includes Breakfast): “Local 341″
Contact: Jerry Mathers
713-748-3221 or 1-800 number through web site

Wyndham – Medical Center
$95.00 Rate
Contact: Mary Jane Manshouri