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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 Doors No
Post Colors next to casket Optional
Casket Guard Detail    Optional
Uniformed Walk through YES
Honor Guard Pallbearers Optional
American Flag on casket       Military Veterans Only
Badge Shrouds           No
Eulogy by Fire Service Optional
Bagpiper No
Fire service caisson No
Crossed Ladders No
Fire Service Procession One Truck
Apparatus bunting       No
Station bunting No
Bell Service     YES
Last Tone Optional
Bugler  No