PEABODY (AP) — A wake has been scheduled for a Peabody firefighter who died battling a fire last week.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports
The 11-year veteran was killed while fighting a three-alarm blaze last Friday at a multi-unit home.
The exact cause of death remains under investigation but officials believe he may have breathed in toxic fumes.
The fire was ruled accidental.
Rice leaves a wife and three children.
A funeral is scheduled for Friday.
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