Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 5:25pm
Fallen Dagsboro firefighter laid to rest
Updated Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 5:50pm
A Dagsboro junior firefighter who was killed en route to a fire response has been laid to rest.
|Justin Townsend (Courtesy of Dagsboro VFD)|
A funeral for 17-year-old Justin Townsend was held at Indian River High School Saturday morning.
Townsend was riding in a pickup truck on his way to a call when the truck overturned - killing him.
Firefighters and friends are still coping with the tragedy.
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In lieu of flowers, the Townsend family has asked for donations to be made to the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department.
Townsend is the first line-of-duty fatality in the department's 69-year history.
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