Photos: Vancouver firefighter Robert Roselund given departmental funeral


Vancouver firefighter Bob Roselund, who died of cancer on April 7, was given a departmental funeral Thursday.

Death of Captain Roselund, a veteran of 22 years, is being considered in the line of duty.

Hundreds of firefighters marched in a procession to First Baptist Church for the memorial service Thursday.

Captain Rosenlund is survived by his wife Lori and three sons — Tyler, Matt and Cole.

Vancouver, BC: April 20, 2017 — Hundreds of firefighters lined Burred Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver, BC to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

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Hundreds of firefighters lined Burrard Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Hundreds of firefighters, friends and family gathered at the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Hundreds of firefighters lined Burrard Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Hundreds of firefighters lined Burrard Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Hundreds of firefighters lined Burrard Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

Hundreds of firefighters lined Burrard Street outside the First Baptist Church in Vancouver to pay their respects to firefighter Robert Rosenlund, who recently passed away from cancer, Thursday, April 20, 2017.

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Source:: Vancouver Sun

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