The tradition of having a bagpiper play at the funeral of one of their braved comrades goes back to the early 1800s when the Irish and the Scotch started to work as cops and firefighters. There have been fifty two men and women that died fighting fires in 2019.
Here is a link of the brave fifty two from the USFA. Take a look and say a prayer.
Please see this article and see below where and when you can stop by and support this band and fire personnel around the world.