Sorry if we woke you in the middle of the night,
but someone in your neighborhood is fighting for his life.
Sorry if we block the road and made you turn around,
but there's been a bad wreck with dying children on the ground.
When you see us coming, you'll understand
Let us have the right-of-way, someone needs a helping hand.
Sometimes a child is choking, sometimes a broken leg.
Sometimes a heart stops beating and when we get there, it's too late.
So if you see us crying when we think we're alone,
you'll know we had a "bad" one and we're feeling mighty down.
We don't do it for the money -- you know we don't get paid.
We don't do it for the glory, but for the life that might be saved.
Somewhere deep within us our souls are crying out:
"We're here to help our neighbors out in their hour of pain and doubt."
God gave us something special to help us see you through
We do it 'cause we love you, and we care about you too.'
-- Author Unknown
Fallen Firefighter Memorial
In Memory of Fallen Heroes