Memorial For Fallen Cypress County Firefighter

A memorial service will be held Friday, October 27 in Medicine Hat for James Hargrave, who was killed fighting the wildfires near Hilda earlier this week.

A memorial service will be held in Medicine Hat for a firefighter who lost his life while battling the wildfires near Hilda, on Tuesday (Oct 17).  34 year old James Hargrave was killed when the water truck he was driving collided with another truck.  The memorial service will be held next Friday, October 27 at Holy Family Parish Church in Medicine Hat beginning at 1:00 pm.  The family requests if you are planning to attend the service not to wear black.  The family also issued the following statement:  "James was a proud volunteer firefighter, rancher & steward of the land, But his love for his wife, children & family surpassed all else. Our hearts are broken at the sudden loss. Thank you for respecting our privacy at this very difficult time" - Warren Affleck

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