Firefighting

800 Attend Funeral for Bloomington Firefighter

About 800 people attended the ceremony honoring Chris Brown, of Hudson (IL), who was killed in the line of duty while volunteering for the Hudson Fire Department at an accident scene, reports Pantagraph.com.

“Chris died as he lived, serving and caring for others,” said Rev. Ken Graham.

Brown was a full-time member of the Bloomington Fire Department, marking his 12th year with the department the day he died.
He is survived by his wife, Amie, and two sons, Max and Mason.

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