Community mourns loss of firefighter who died battling blaze this week

U.S. & World

A Massachusetts community is mourning the loss of a local firefighter.

Christopher Roy died in the line of duty on Sunday while battling a house fire in Worchester.

People lined the streets of Worcester as his procession passed by on Friday.

The 36-year-old is remembered as a caring, compassionate friend.

He leaves behind a 9-year-old daughter.

Funeral services for Roy will be held Saturday morning. 

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