Funeral plans announced for fallen firefighter

JACKSON, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements have been announced for a Madison County firefighter killed Sunday in the line of duty. Firefighter Chris Blankenship will be honored with a full traditional firefighter service. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Meridian Baptist Church, located at 161 Harts Bridge Road in Jackson. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Carl Perkins Civic Center, located at 400 South Highland Avenue in Jackson. The burial will take place immediately following the service at Highland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A benefit fund has been established for the family. Information on how to contribute can be found in the Seen on 7 section of our website.

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