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Odessa Fire Department History

Established in 1927

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Non-Duty Death of an Fire Fighter

A death of an active duty Fire Fighter that occurs at a time other than when they are on-duty and that is not work related to his job in the fire service is considered a “Non-Duty Death of a Fire Fighter.”  

 
  

SUGGESTED SERVICES FOR FUNERALS

 
Honor Guards at DoorsNo
Post Colors next to casketOptional
Casket Guard Detail   Optional
Uniformed Walk throughYES
Honor Guard PallbearersOptional
American Flag on casket      Military Veterans Only
Badge Shrouds          No
Eulogy by Fire ServiceOptional
Bagpiper No
Fire service caissonNo
Crossed LaddersNo
Fire Service ProcessionOne Truck
Apparatus bunting      No
Station buntingNo
Bell Service    YES
Last ToneOptional
Bugler No