This undated photo released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter shows firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014, when trapped the basement while fighting a fire in an apartment building in Boston. Kennedy, 33, a Marine Corps combat veteran was assigned to Ladder 15, and had been a firefighter for more than six years. (AP Photo/Boston Fire Department)
Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy served in the Marines before becoming a firefighter. He was also a member of the Big Brothers association.
Boston Fire Department/AP

A procession and funeral service is being held this morning for Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy in West Roxbury. Kennedy was killed battling a nine-alarm fire in the Back Bay last Wednesday. Thousands of people, including law enforcement officials and first responders from around the country and residents, are expected to attend the services. There will be a procession to the church ahead of the 11 a.m. funeral mass.

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Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy to be laid to rest today

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