Stamford firefighter honored posthumously in Colorado

A Stamford firefighter who died last year was recognized for his service at a national memorial this weekend.

A Stamford firefighter who died last year was recognized for his service at a national memorial this weekend.

A Stamford firefighter who died last year was recognized for his service at a national memorial this weekend. (9/18/16)

STAMFORD - A Stamford firefighter who died last year was recognized for his service at a national memorial this weekend.

Richard Saunders had his name added to a Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado.

As News 12 reported, Saunders died in November of 2015 from complications of job-related cancer.

Saunders joins seven other Stamford firefighters whose names are already engraved at the site. 

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