Shrewsbury-Worcester bridge turns red to honor fallen hero Worcester Firefighter J. Menard

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge that connects the town of Shrewsbury with the city of Worcester was lighted in red to honor Worcester Firefighter Lieutenant Jason J. Menard, a hero who fallen in the line of duty, beeing trapped in a building fire. He was married and a father of three children.

Lt. Menard, 39, was a Worcester firefighter was a firefighter for 9 years, assigned to Ladder 5, Group 2 at McKeon Road Fire Station. Colleagues say he “heroically and selflessly saved his crew” battling a four-alarm fire in 7 Stockholm Street in Worcester on Wednesday, November 13, said Worcester Fire Chief Michael Lavoie.

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