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July 14, 2014

Ceremony honors two fallen firefighters

LONDON — A ceremony honoring two fallen firefighters was held in London Saturday. Basil Vaughn, 48, of the Crossroads Fire Department, and Kenny Hollon, 23, of Campground Fire Department, died in the line of duty in 1987. This weekend a monument was revealed to honor their sacrifice. The idea for the monument came from former Keavy Fire Department Chief Ronnie Bales. Bales served as fire chief for 40 years and president of the Alliance of Laurel County Fire Departments for 20 years before he died due to medical issues. Families of Vaughn, Hollon and Bales were presented a plaque at Saturday’s ceremony commemorating their work. The new memorial is located at the Laurel County fire departments’ training station.

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