PHOTOS: Fire painter honors Chicago firefighters

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Monday, April 18, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An Oklahoma artist honored Chicago firefighters with one hot piece of art.

Duron Lewis is a fire painter. He uses flames to create his unique works.

He created an image of Chicago's first fire marshal as a thanks to firefighters who saved his father's life following a heart attack in 1973.

Lewis also said then-mayor Richard J. Daley paid for his father's medical expenses.