Procession held for HFD firefighter Kenneth Stavinoha, who died after medical emergency


HOUSTON – A procession was held Monday for firefighter Kenneth Stavinoha, who died Saturday after an apparent heart attack at Station 27, according to the Houston Fire Department.

The procession began at 2 p.m. when Stavinoha's body was moved from the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office to Klein Memorial Park. 

READ: Houston firefighter dies at station after suffering medical emergency, HFD chief says


A Wall of Honor was formed at the Medical Examiner's Office with the HFD Honor Guard. 


Houston police escorted his body in the following route: 

• Old Spanish Trail to 288
• 288 to I-45 North
• I-45 North to Sam Houston Tollway (Beltway 8)
• Beltway 8 to FM 249 North
• FM 249 North to FM2920 (W. Main)
• 1400 W. Main 

HFD and neighboring departments' apparatus were parked along the route. 

Stavinoha had been a member of the Houston Fire Department since January 2018. 

The medical examiner said he died of "acute coronary thrombus due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive cardiovascular disease."

Watch the full procession below: 

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