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Tribute Today in Houston to Honor Fallen Firefighters

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Firefighters from across Texas are heading to Houston to honor fellow firefighters killed in the line of duty last week.  East Texas firefighters are among those headed south to fill Reliant Stadium today at 10am for the tribute.

We mentioned yesterday that the Houston Astros wore patches on their uniforms to honor the four lives lost.  Today, the football stadium will be fill with family, friends, supporters, and members of the Crockett and Lufkin Fire Departments at a public memorial.Four firefighters were killed last week in a hotel fire, and no other incident in the city of Houston’s history had claimed more firefighters’ lives. Authorities are still searching for the cause of the fire. The Houston 100 Club is also accepting donations that will go to help the victims’ families.

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