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Tributes to Battalion Chief Matt Burchett

Aug 20, 2018, 11:20 AM | Updated: Aug 21, 2018, 4:50 pm


People everywhere have taken to social media to express their condolences and honor a fallen hero. We are gathering those dedications to Veteran Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett here.

KSL Photojournalist Derek Petersen captured the moment the casket of Matt Burchett arrived at the Maverick Center.

KSL News Specialist Shara Park is at the Maverick Center and tweeted this.

Draper City posted this: Firefighters from all over #Utah and as far away as #Kansas here to support #ChiefBurchett and his heroic efforts as part of #TaskForceOne.

The Salt Lake City Police Department wrote: Our hearts are heavy as we honor #ChiefBurchett at his celebration of life. The @SLCPD_explorers honored him by serving at the services. @drapercity @FireAuthority

KSL News Specialist Andrew Wittenberg captured this beautiful moment following the funeral.

KSL News Specialist Ladd Egan at the Cody Brotherson Parkway Overpass along the procession route.

KSL Traffic Center caught these moments along the procession route.

KSL News Specialist Brittany Tait caught this moment in Lehi.

KSL News Specialist Sam Penrod is in Provo where Battalion Chief Matt Burchett will be laid to rest.

People leaving their condolences on Facebook

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Tributes to Battalion Chief Matt Burchett