Flag Man honors fallen firefighter

Published 03/08 2013 09:35PM

Updated 03/11 2013 10:31AM

NORMAL -- A community is coming together to honor a fallen firefighter. Chris Brown died while trying to help stranded drivers Tuesday night.

A semi truck lost control and hit several emergency vehicles. Every firefighter on the scene was hurt. Brown didn't survive.

His funeral will be held Monday at 10 am, at East View Christian Church, in Normal. Saturday, Larry "Flag Man" Eckhardt will line the streets with flags in his honor.

Volunteers will meet at East View Christian Church at 2 pm to set them up. Everyone is welcome to help.

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