Kevin Charles

Firefighter Farewell Held For Volunteer Capt. Neal Smith [PHOTOS]

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Coffin unfolded with Capt. Neal Smith with the Atascocita Volunteer Fire Dept. homegoing services (Photo by: Patti Sheih) – Family and friends gather at an Humble church to say goodbye to a volunteer firefighter. Capt. Neal Smith with the Atascocita Volunteer Fire Dept. died during a training exercise last weekend. The 5 year veteran served as Captain of Station 1.

Longtime friend Jeff Prescott describes Capt. Smith’s legacy as one of training and hard work. He was stunned when he learned of Capt. Smith’s death. Prescott remembered the many nights the two spent on the back of fire trucks talking about their families and their goals in life.

Firefighters from across the state are also in attendance as a show of support for their fallen brother.Capt. Smith leaves behind a wife and two young children.

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