Fire companies from Los Angeles to Baltimore, Maryland, are
expected to attend the funeral mass for Boston Fire Department
Lieutenant Edward Walsh, which will be held at St. Patrick's
Church in Watertown, Massachusetts, just outside Boston.
Walsh, 43, and Firefighter Michael Kennedy, 33, died on March
26, while battling a roaring fire in a four-story apartment
building in Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood. Some 150
firefighters responded to the blaze and more than 17
firefighters were injured. No residents of the building were
Kennedy's funeral will follow on Thursday at Holy Name Church in
Boston's West Roxbury neighborhood.
(Reporting by Scott Malone; editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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