Annual Memorial Day Watchfire to light up the sky, bring remembrance

Pallets pile up for the annual Memorial Day Watchfire.

The annual Memorial Day Watchfire will light up the sky this weekend at the State Fairgrounds.

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Central New York Chapter #103 host the Watchfire, which will be lit Sunday evening, May 25.

For anyone who hasnâ??t experienced the Watchfire, it is a sight to behold.

Hundreds of wooden pallets are being piled up as we head into the weekend at Veterans Memorial Watchfire Park.

Neighbors with worn, tattered or otherwise unusable American flags can bring them to the fire for proper, legal disposal.

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