Photos: Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Mario Araujo

A photo of Araujo, ceremonial axs, and his turnout gear

Chicago-area fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos from the funeral for Chicago Firefighter Mario Araujo, who died of coronavirus complications.

Firefighter Araujo, 49, a member of Truck Company 25, passed away on April 7, 2020. The fire commissioner of Chicago and Illinois state fire marshal attended the service. Members at the service wore masks due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mourners salute from a distance at funeral of Chicago firefighter who died of COVID-19

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Photos: Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Mario Araujo

Chicago firefighters at the funeral of a member who died from COVID-19 complications