Fallen firefighter's funeral

Published 05/08 2013 05:32PM

Updated 05/08 2013 05:34PM

SPRINGFIELD -- It was a somber day as loved ones and friends said goodbye to fallen firefighter Sean Sloe. His funeral was Wednesday.

Firefighters from departments all over Central Illinois led the funeral procession to the cemetery. Hundreds of people lined the streets along the route to pay their respects. Some families even used it as a lesson for their kids.

Sloe was a Chicago firefighter and was in town visiting family. He died in a motorcycle crash last week. His brother is a firefighter in Springfield.

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