The hearse carrying fallen Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh rolls through Watertown on Friday evening.
Watertown residents came out of their homes, left their businesses early and lined Mt. Auburn Street to pay their respects for fallen Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh Friday evening.
Joining the line of vehicles were Boston Fire trucks, including Walsh’s Engine 33 and Ladder 15, on which the other fallen Boston firefighter, Michael Kennedy, worked. Watertown Fire vehicles also rolled through town along with police vehicles from many departments, including Boston, Watertown, Newton, the State Police and more.
The beginning of the procession through Watertown for town-native Edward Walsh, the Boston firefighter who died on Wednesday.
Boston Engine 33 took part in the procession. Lt. Edward Walsh was working on this engine when he died fighting a fire in the Back Bay.
Some of the many people who lined Mt. Auburn Street to pay respects to Lt. Edward Walsh.
The procession for fallen Boston Fire Lt. Edward Walsh leaves Watertown Square, heading to Stanton Funeral Home in East Watertown.