Funeral held for Chicago firefighter Michael Boyd

November 15, 2012 (CHICAGO)

A funeral service was held Thursday morning for 49-year-old Michael Boyd. He died last Saturday after losing his battle with cancer.

Boyd was a 17-year veteran of the department who worked out of truck 28 on the North Side.

Many of his fellow firefighters turned out at Gibbons funeral home in the 5900 block of West Irving Park.

Boyd is the third Chicago firefighter to die in recent days.

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