Funeral held for Cy-Fair firefighter who died of COVID-19 complications

Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)

CYPRESS, Texas – Funeral services for Cy-Fair Firefighter Hugo Guevara were held Thursday morning.

Guevara, 31, who served as a driver operator for the department since 2009, died of COVID-19 complications on Sept. 25, according to the fire department in a release.

He was the first Cy-Fair firefighter to die in the line of duty due to COVID-19.

The service began with a firefighter funeral march outside the Community Faith Church in Hockley, followed by a celebration of life.

Guevara previously served as a volunteer firefighter at Cy-Fair Station 5 then later was promoted to Driver Operator just last year.

Here are photos from Thursday’s funeral below.

Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)
Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)
Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)
Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)
Funeral held for firefighter Hugo Guevara, who died of COVID-19 (KPRC)

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