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Funeral Mass For Detroit Firefighter

WESTLAND, Mich. (AP) - A funeral Mass is planned for a 29-year-old firefighter who was killed while crews battled a blaze at a Detroit-area strip mall.

The City of Westland says the service for Brian Woehlke is 11 a.m. Monday at Church of the Divine Child in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn. A procession follows to nearby St. Hedwig Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday and Sunday at Harry J. Will Funeral Home in Wayne.

Woehlke, of Dearborn, died Wednesday during the Westland fire. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer, and 13-month-old daughter, Ava.

A fund was set up following Woehlke's death. Contributions to the "Brian Woehlke Charity" may be made to the Westland Fire Fighters Charity, P.O. Box 851320, Westland, MI 48185, or may be delivered to any of five Wayne-Westland fire stations.

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