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