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Loved ones pay tribute to Mississippi fallen firefighters

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Friends and loved ones paid tribute to fallen firefighters this morning.

The somber memorial took place in front of the Fallen Firefighters memorial at the Mississippi State Fire Academy.

East Central Volunteer Fire Department fallen firefighter Dwight Reid Hilton and his family received special recognition during the tribute. 57-year-old Hilton was killed on February 1 of this year fighting a grass fire.

Hilton's name marks the 91st Mississippi firefighter to get inscribed on the memorial wall.

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