Houston firefighters honored for ‘Heroes Night’ at Minute Maid Park

Houston firefighters honored for ‘Heroes Night’ at Minute Maid Park

Houston firefighters honored for ‘Heroes Night’ at Minute Maid Park

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on September 13, 2013 at 2:47 PM

HOUSTON—Firefighters who battled the massive blaze at the Southwest Inn in southwest Houston in May will be honored at Minute Maid Park Friday for “Heroes Night.”

Captain Bill Dowling suffered brain damage and lost both legs while fighting the fire that claimed the lives of four other firefighters.

The Houston Astros are taking on the Los Angeles Angels tonight. Dowling’s wife will throw out the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. for “Heroes Night.”

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