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LIVE COVERAGE: A community pays tribute to Columbia Fire Department Lt. Bruce Britt

Thursday, February 27, 2014 | 7:50 a.m. CST; updated 6:57 a.m. CST, Friday, February 28, 2014
Fire trucks sit outside the staging area at Cosmo Park on Thursday morning before the procession to honor Lt. Bruce Britt, a Columbia firefighter who died Saturday in a walkway collapse at University Village.

COLUMBIA — Family, friends, colleagues and community members gathered to honor the life of Columbia Fire Department Lt. Bruce Britt on Thursday morning. Britt died Saturday from injuries sustained during rescue efforts at MU's University Village apartments. (Read the Missourian's complete coverage here.)

As we covered the funeral procession and memorial service this morning, we posted updates here. Scroll through to get a sense of the community's response.


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