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Friday, June 10, 2011 - 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
St. Mary's Cathedral | 1111 Gough St., San Francisco, CA

Event Details

The funeral for two San Francisco firefighters who were killed fighting a house fire in Diamond Heights will held on Friday, June 10th at 1:30p at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

The funeral (at 111 Gough Street) is open to the public, but in event of overflow there is an additional viewing room downstairs for 400 people as well as live video streaming at Sacred Heart Cathedral at 1055 Ellis Street.

Following the funeral will be a massive procession of an estimated 5,000 firefighters and 150-200 fire engines down Gough street to Valencia street and on to the 1-280 to the Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma.

For more information, please read the full article on sfgate.com

San Francisco Firefighter’s Funeral & Procession
Friday, June 10, 2011

12:30p – Funeral
St. Mary’s Cathedral (111 Gough Street)
Free and open to the public
– Overflow seating downstairs
– Live video streaming at Sacred Heart Cathedral (1055 Ellis Street)

3:30p – Firefighters’ Procession
Estimated 150-200 firetrucks travel from cathedral to Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma
Route: South on Gough, West on Market, South on Valencia, West on 15th St., South on Dolores St., Merge onto San Jose Ave and onto 1-280
Expect major traffic and muni delays and multiple street closures until 7pm. Muni delay & reroute information

The service for Lt. Vincent Perez, 48, and firefighter-paramedic Anthony Valerio, 53, who were fatally injured while fighting a house fire in Diamond Heights on June 2, 2011

Source: SFGate


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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Peninsula, San Francisco
Venue: St. Mary's Cathedral
Address: 1111 Gough St., San Francisco, CA