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Procession held in Hilo for fallen firefighter Brian Hughes

HONOLULU (KHON2) - A line of vehicles made its way from Bayfront Park in Hilo down to the Hilo Yacht Club on Sunday in honor of Captain Brian Hughes.

Hughes was killed on July 29th after a dead tree fell on him while he was battling the Ferguson Fire in California.

A memorial was held in Fresno on August 4th.

Family, friends, and first responders paid their last respects to Hughes in a memorial reception at the Hilo Yacht Club.

Hughes was 33-years old.


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