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Fire station named in honor of volunteer killed in explosion

3 years 8 months 2 weeks ago September 09, 2013 Sep 9, 2013 Monday, September 09 2013 September 09, 2013 9:58 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

DONALDSONVILLE- A fire station on the west side of the Mississippi River in Ascension Parish was renamed Monday night, honoring the legacy of a volunteer fireman who died in a plant explosion earlier this year.

The McCall Palo-Alto station will now be known as the Ronald "Rocky" Morris Fire Station.

"Rocky is smiling down on us," his wife told a crowd who gathered for the ceremony.

Morris died at C.F. Industries when a pipe ruptured.

Chief Chuck Montero remembered his friend, "he loved working with the department like they are doing."

His family also made a donation to the station.
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