Mock firefighter funeral is important part of Honor Guard Academy

Close to 60 fire, rescue and police personnel from several states are in training this week in the Roanoke Valley to serve on their departmental honor guards, something especially important during funerals for colleagues who die in the line of duty. They are learning many of the procedures and protocols used at such times — and to be ready and prepared if called upon to perform them. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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