Firefighters From Around World Pay Final Respects To Boston Lt. Ed Walsh

Our prayers go out to the families of these heroes who tragically lost their life while remaining committed to their task of rescuing people.

CBS Boston

WATERTOWN (CBS/AP) — A Boston firefighter killed with a colleague as they fought a nine-alarm fire in the Back Bay last week will be laid to rest Wednesday.

Lt. Edward Walsh, 43, died alongside 33-year-old firefighter Michael Kennedy when they became trapped in the basement during a fire March 26 in a brownstone on Beacon Street.

Walsh was married with three children all under the age of 10.

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His funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Church on Main Street in Watertown, where he grew up.

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You can watch live coverage on CBS Boston.com starting at 9:30 a.m.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

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