Leadership

Detroit Firefighters Honor Fallen Sergeant by Feeding Homeless

Sgt. Vince Smith spent more than 20 years with the Detroit Fire Department but he was more than a brave firefighter. Now, his fellow firefighters are honoring their fallen comrade who died in his sleep while on the job last week, reports fox2detroit.com (http://bit.ly/1I9saSu)

On Tuesday, the crew from Engine 48 spent part of their day passing out food to the homeless to keep Sgt. Smith’s spirit alive.

Sgt. Vincent Smith died suddenly last week at the the firehouse. According to a friend and fellow firefighter, this was what Sgt. Smith wanted.

“Vincent came into the firehouse that day and his last wishes were to make some sandwiches and take them down to the homeless,” Terry Davis said.

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