D.C. Fire Lt. Kevin McRae Honored, Remembered at Funeral

Family, friends and fellow firefigters said goodbye Friday to a District of Columbia firefighter who died after battling a high-rise apartment fire. 

The funeral service for Lt. Kevin McRae was held at the D.C. Armory at 11 a.m. Following the funeral service, a funeral procession for McRae traveled through the District from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

McRae collapsed last Wednesday after helping to extinguish an apartment fire. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.  

The 44-year-old McRae joined the department in 1989 after serving as a fire cadet in high school. He was the 100th District firefighter to die in the line of duty.


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