Fallen Kings County firefighter honored throughout California on Highway 99

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Valley fire departments and the community paid respects to a firefighter who lost his battle with cancer. 

Cell phone video shows Fresno Fire crews parked on an overpass on Highway 99. 

An American flag was hoisted up between two trucks as the procession for Kings County fallen firefighter Keith Hernandez passed through.

Fire department officials say they had fire crews parked on each overpass, from Herndon Avenue and on. 

Hernandez lost his battle with a rare type of cancer early Saturday morning.

The procession started at Stanford Medical Center and ended in Visalia.

Hernandez leaves behind a wife and two children, and is survived by his parents, in-laws, brother and sister.
 

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