WATERTOWN (AP) — Funeral plans have been announced for a Massachusetts firefighter who collapsed while battling a house fire and died.
The family of Watertown firefighter Joseph Toscano says visiting hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Randolph. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Watertown.READ MORE: LOOK: Killer whale spotted by fisherman off Nantucket
The 54-year-old Randolph resident and married father of five suffered a medical emergency Friday while fighting the fire. The medical examiner’s office is determining the cause of death.READ MORE: Boston makes top 20 in ranking of America's 'best places to live'
A memorial fund has been established to help Toscano’s family. Donations can be made to the Watertown Firefighters Relief Association.
Toscano grew up in Massapequa, New York, on Long Island and was a 20-year veteran of the Watertown Fire Department.MORE NEWS: Weekend heat likely to break records with low-mid 90s in the forecast
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