Family & Friends Say Goodbye To Fire Chief

Friends, family and neighbors are saying good-bye to a man many are calling a father figure.

Many are saying they'll miss Belfry Fire Chief Rexel Jackson so much.

A community and a brotherhood came to say their final goodbyes to an important man in their lives.

Belfry Fire Chief Rexel Jackson served his community until the day he died.

Jackson helped start the Belfry Fire Department 31 years ago, he was chief for the last 16.

Jackson was more than a firefighter, friends say he was also a father figure.

He died unexpectedly from a heart attack last Friday.

Friends say he'll never be replaced.

Now, 909 has gotten his last call, a call to home in his final resting place

Firefighters from surrounding fire departments are relieving the firefighters at belfry so they can mourn the loss of Rexel Jackson.


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