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Haynesville residents escort fallen fireman home

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Graveside services have been set for a Georgia firefighter killed while training for an Ironman event in New Orleans.

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Services for Frank E. Guinn, 36, of Dallas, Georgia are set for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at Old Town Cemetery in Haynesville. Visitation is scheduled today at First Baptist Church Haynesville from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Family, friends, and fellow firefighters escorted the fallen fireman home today during a bittersweet ceremony.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. the Atlanta Fire Department arrived at Mt. Mariah Baptist Church on Hwy 9 in Claiborne Parish with the body of 36-year-old Guinn. Upon arrival Guinn was transferred onto Haynesville Fire Department's Engine No. 2 and escorted up Hwy 79 to Haynesville as firemen, law enforcement agencies and residents paid respect along the route of the processional.

Guinn passed away April 11, after being struck by a vehicle while training for a triathlon.

He is survived by his wife Kimberly; three daughters; parents; and siblings.

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