Some men run to the sounds of war. Others run to the smoke and flames. On the bells’ ring, they rush in so that others might live. Sometimes they are required to give their all, while serving others. They go unwillingly — yet unwavering — fighting to the end, at the sides of their bothers and sisters, for the sake of their neighbors. Those of us that get to live, we never forget.
Rest in peace, Larry J. Leggio (Truck 2) and John V. Mesh (Pumper 10), Kansas City Fire Department.