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Bryan Firefighters Remembered at Memorial Service

Thousands watched Wednessday morning’s memorial service for Bryan Fire Lieutenants Greg Pickard and Eric Wallace.

Fire Chief Randy McGregor said the time is now for the fire department family to draw closer and comfort each other as they begin healing.

KCfire022013MemorialRM-1.mp3Comments from Randy McGregor.

Also honoring Pickard and Wallace was retired Fire Chief Mike Donoho.

KCfire022013MemorialMD-1.mp3Comments from Mike Donoho.

Lt. Gerald Burnett relayed his wife’s illustration of Pickard and Wallace reaching the ultimate promotion.

KCfire022013MemorialGB-1.mp3Comments from Gerald Burnett.

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski knew both Pickard and Wallace.

 KCfire022013MemorialJB-1.mp3Comments from Jason Bienski.

Congressman Bill Flores didn’t know the firemen but learned much about them.

KCfire022013MemorialBF-1.mp3Comments from Bill Flores.

Bryan firefighter Jason Nored is the president of the local firefighters association.

KCfire022013MemorialJN-1.mp3Comments from Jason Nored.

Nored was one of the speakers who called on the audience to remember Ricky Mantey, Jr. and Mitch Moran as they continue to recover from their injuries in a Galveston burn center.

KCfire022013MemorialJN-2.mp3More from Jason Nored.

Hundreds of public service agencies participated in the service and the walking processional.

Firefighters from Houston, Austin, New Braunfels, and San Marcos are covering Bryan fire shifts during the memorial and family funeral services.

KCFire022013MemorialComplete.mp3Click here to listen to the complete memorial service.

 

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Posted by on Feb 20 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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