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Funeral Service Held for Local Fallen Firefighter

October 6th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Funeral services were held Tuesday for a veteran firefighter/EMT in Allegany County who died last week from complications related to COVID-19.  Kelly William Frye’s death was in the line of duty having contracted the deadly virus in late August while on numerous medical runs involving COVID-positive patients. Frye, 53, was a 25-year veteran of the fire service- beginning his career with the Shaft Volunteer Fire Department before he started serving the city of Cumberland in 1996. During last night’s City Council meeting, Councilman Eugene Frazier read a poem he composed in tribute…