Fallen Firefighters Honored

Published 05/10 2012 05:14PM

Updated 05/10 2012 06:14PM

SPRINGFIELD -- They gave their lives to fight for ours. Today, they were honored for their dedication.
    The Prairie Capitol Convention Center housed dozens of families of fallen firefighters. It was the 19th year for the ceremony.
    This Chicago family lost their loved one just a few months ago. The lieutenant's wife and two daughters were honored to represent him.
    Firefighters were honored with the Excellence Award and Medal of Honor.

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