DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) – The city of Dothan is honoring firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

Photo: Dothan Fire Department

Several agencies and organizations around Dothan changed their outdoor lights to shine red to honor fallen firefighters, including Rip Hews Stadium, the Dothan Civic Center, and Dothan Houston County Emergency Management Agency.

Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation pays tribute to these firefighters during Firefighters Memorial Weekend.

Photo: Dothan Fire Department

The Dothan Fire Department encourages residents to turn their homes red this weekend in support of fallen firefighters.