Detroit Fire Department - LODD 11/15/08

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Harris was a 17-year DFD veteran who had spent his entire career in the 109-year-old station on E. Grand Boulevard west of Mt. Elliott that houses Rescue Squad 3 and Engine Co. 23. He was to have been promoted to sergeant in the coming weeks.

Detroit firefighter Walt Harris of Engine 23. In addition to being a Detroit firefighter, Harris was a minister, a real estate agent and the father of six children. Investigators say the fire he was fighting was deliberately set.

(Bill Eisner/Special to the Free Press)

R.I.P.
 
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