Highway May Be Renamed For Esperanza ...

Highway May Be Renamed For Esperanza Firefighters

There are 1 comment on the cbs2.com story from Apr 10, 2007, titled Highway May Be Renamed For Esperanza Firefighters. In it, cbs2.com reports that:

The California State Assembly Monday approved a resolution to rename Highway 243 in honor of five firefighters who died last year in the Esperanza fire.

The resolution by Assemblyman John Benoit, R-Bermuda Dunes renames the 33-mile highway between Banning and Mountain Center the "Esperanza Firefighters Memorial Highway."

The approval comes on the same day that a Beaumont man accused of setting the October wildfire and of igniting 22 other blazes in the Banning Pass pleaded not guilty to 44 criminal charges, including five murder charges, in Riverside Superior Court. Read more

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Since: Apr 07

Beaumont, CA

#1 Apr 11, 2007
This is a great thing to do. It's sad that the five brave firefighters had to die, but tributes are well-deserved.
The newest baseball diamond (Field #6) at Noble Creek Park in Beaumont is named "Jess McClean Memorial Field."

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