Watch: LFR Lt. Eric Hill added to IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Saturday

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Lt. Eric Hill
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LUBBOCK, Texas and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The International Association of Firefighters added Lt. Eric Hill of the Lubbock Fire Department to their Wall of Honor during a virtual ceremony on Saturday.

He was recognized along with 160 fellow IAFF members from across the United States and Canada who died in the line of duty in 2020.

Lt. Hill, a 10 year veteran of LFR, was killed on January 11, 2020 while responding to a crash on Interstate 27.

Lubbock Police Department Officer Nicholas Reyna was also killed while responding to the crash.

Fellow firefighter Matt Dawson was critically injured.

The Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

You can watch a replay of the ceremony in the YouTube video below. A replay is also available on the IAFF Facebook page.

(Video Courtesy: IAFF and YouTube)

Editor’s Note: Lt. Hill’s name and photo appear at approximately 20:45 in the YouTube video above.

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