Visitation and Funeral set for Bloomington firefighter

By WEEK Producer

March 7, 2013 Updated Mar 8, 2013 at 11:24 AM CDT

MCCLEAN COUNTY Ill. -- Funeral arrangements for a firefighter killed Tuesday night have been finalized.

Christopher Brown, 39, was responding along with other members of the Hudson Fire Department to a crash Interstate 39 when a semi-truck hit the emergency vehicles.

Brown was fatally injured.

Brown was employed as a Bloomington firefighter, but was also serving on the Hudson department and had been with Peoria Heights and Morton.

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Visitation is set Sunday from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. at the Eastview Christian Church in Normal.

A firefighter walk through is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Funeral is set for Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the same location.

Brown leaves behind a wife and two sons.

A scholarship fund has been set up at CEFCU in Bloomington.

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