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Meridian mourns the loss of a firefighter, 2 still recovering

MERIDIAN, MISS– Memorial services are being held Tuesday and Wednesday in honor of firefighter Eric Gustafson, who was killed Friday when the fire truck crashed. 

A memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, with burial scheduled for Wednesday in Metairie, Louisiana. Gustafson was a New Orleans native.

Two other firefighters were injured in that same wreck. Capt. Jeff Stuart is recovering in a Jackson hospital, and firefighter David Carney is recovering in a Meridian hospital, said fire officials.


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