Last Alarm for Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy

WORCESTER, MA – The sound of bagpipes and drums in the distance alerted the dozens of honor guard teams stationed at St. John’s Catholic Church that the funeral procession for fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy was approaching.

Firefighter Roy died on Sunday, Dec. 9, while searching for residents in an apartment building who might not have gotten out of what turned into a five-alarm blaze at 7 Lowell St. in Worcester.

Thousands of firefighters from across New England and North America gathered in Worcester yesterday to pay respects to and show support for the Roy family and the Worcester Fire Department.

Members of the Goshen fire department offer their deepest condolences to both.

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