Firefighters, police escort daughter of late battalion chief to first day of school

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GILBERT, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters and police lined the streets on Thursday to escort the daughter of a late battalion chief to her first day of school.

Gilbert Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief James Nelson passed away on August 1 and first responders honored Chief Nelson by lining the streets outside of Campo Verde High School to escort his daughter to her first day of school.


Memorial services for Chief Nelson have not been announced.