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Thousands Attend Funeral For Firefighter Jared Lloyd, Volunteer Killed In Spring Valley Assisted Living Center Fire

April 3, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Lloyd was a volunteer with the Spring Valley Fire Department for nearly 16 years. He was killed in the line duty during a fire at an assisted living facility in Rockland County.

(CBSNewYork) — Volunteer firefighter Jared Lloyd, who died rescuing residents in a fire at an assisted living center in Spring Valley, was laid to rest Saturday.

Thousands of firefighters gave the fallen hero a final salute during the service at Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, New York, CBS2’s Christina Fan reported. READ MORE: Rob Gronkowski On Fallen Firefighter Jared Lloyd: ‘He Is A Hero’

#NOW: Thousands of firefighters gave a final salute for fallen hero Jared Lloyd, a Spring Valley firefighter who lost his life while saving residents from a burning assisted living facility.

Lloyd was a volunteer with the Spring Valley Fire Department for nearly 16 years.

He was trying to save someone trapped on the third floor, but never made it out. READ MORE: Investigators: Alarm System At Evergreen Court Home For Adults In Rockland County Was On Test Mode When Deadly Fire Broke OutEric Cich, who was on Lloyd’s team, was hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

“The pain in my lungs pales in comparison to the pain in my heart right now,” said Cich, the godfather to Lloyd’s youngest son.

“He made me a godfather to his kid to make sure if anything ever happened to him, I was gonna take care of him, which I’m going to do,” said John Conjura of Columbian Fire Engine Company No. 1.

“He would drop everything he had to do to come and make sure he was helping the residents,” Ken Conjura said.

Officials said the investigation into the cause of the fire that also killed a resident of the facility is ongoing. MORE NEWS: Investigators Vow To Get To Bottom Of Spring Valley Blaze That Killed Firefighter Jared LloydCBS2’s Christina Fan contributed to this report.

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