Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights remembers firefighter Brian Carey, others

A parade of fire trucks down Ridge Road Tuesday evening, their lights flashing, will mark the annual Parade of Lights, a silent memorial for those killed in the line of duty.
The Oct. 9 parade is expected in Homewood between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m. For Homewood, it is a reminder of the death of firefighter Brian Carey, 28, who lost his life fighting a house fire in March 2010.

Homewood Fire Department plans open house, parade to observe National Fire Prevention Week

  The crowd watches as a Homewood firefighter 
  demonstrates how emergency responders extricate 
  victims who are trapped in a vehicle during the 2015 
  Homewood Fire Department open house. The department 

Annual Parade of Lights honors fallen firefighters

The annual Parade of Lights arrived in Homewood shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

The procession of area fire department vehicles started in South Holland following a ceremony to honor fallen firefighters. 

Photo by Quincy Crump. Video by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle.


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