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Pallbearers lead the casket of fallen firefighter Glenn Allen into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for his funeral service. Allen was mortally injured while battling a house fire in the Hollywood Hills the night of Feb. 16.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of firefighters participate in a funeral procession for fallen firefighter Glenn Allen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The casket of fallen firefighter Glenn Allen sits in Engine 97 as it makes its way to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for his funeral service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A participant in the funeral procession to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels takes a photograph along the route.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Pallbearers lead the casket of Glenn Allen into the cathedral for his funeral service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of firefighters crowd into the cathedral for the funeral service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

A firefighter stands at the entrance to the cathedral at the start of the funeral service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

Firefighters at the funeral service in the cathedral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of firefighters fill the cathedral for the service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Family members comfort each other before the funeral procession of Los Angeles firefighter Glenn Allen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The flag draped over Glenn Allen's casket is removed and folded during the fallen firefighter's memorial service at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Melanie Allen receives condolences during a memorial service for her husband, fallen firefighter Glenn L. Allen, at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Rebecca McPhee, center, wipes away a tear during the memorial service for her father, fallen firefighter Glen Allen. She is joined by Melanie Allen, left, the firefighter's wife, and Brandon McPhee, his son-in-law. The memorial service was held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

A line is formed to pay respect to fallen firefighter Glenn L. Allen moments before his casket is escorted out of Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

The casket of fallen firefighter Glenn L. Allen, who was killed while battling a house fire in the Hollywood Hills the night of Feb. 16, is escorted out of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIAH TAUGER / Los Angeles Times

The family of fallen firefighter Glenn Allen follow the casket out of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at the conclusion of Friday's memorial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIAH TAUGER / Los Angeles Times

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Thousands of firefighters crowded into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for the funeral service for Los Angeles city firefighter Glenn Allen, who was fatally injured while battling a house fire in the Hollywood Hills the night of Feb. 16.

2 Comments

  1. February 26, 2011, 10:15 pm

    Firefighter Allen, thank you and thank your family for your service and sacrifice. You are greatly appreciated.

    By: ESB#
  2. March 4, 2011, 4:40 am

    incredible comradeship unseen elsewhere but in US.

    By: flafeslaur@gmail.com

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