Queen City firefighter takes part in AZ ceremony

A Manchester firefighter is expected to be on hand today when dignitaries and firefighters from across the country gather to mourn the 19 hotshots killed fighting a forest fire last week in Arizona.The Union Leader reporting Bob Welch, a firefighter assigned to the Amory Street station, is attending in his capacity as a drum major with the New Hampshire Professional Firefighters Pipes and Drums.

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