Wednesday, August 26, 2015


The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, USDA Forest Service
Issue #4

The memorial to honor firefighters Richard Wheeler, Andrew Zajac, and Tom Zbyszewski, who died in the line of duty, will be at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 30, 2015.  It will be at the Town Toyota Center, 1300 Walla Walla Avenue, Wenatchee, WA.  Once family members and agency personnel have been seated, the public will be seated as space allows.  This venue can accommodate up to 4,500 people.

In honor of these three men, a procession of emergency service vehicles will travel through downtown Wenatchee on Sunday, prior to the memorial.  The route and time will be posted on our blog site as the information is confirmed. 

Please visit our blog at for the most recent information about the memorial; or leave a message for Judith Downing, US Forest Service Information Officer, at 458-202-1101.