Fallen fire fighter honored by many


MT. PULASKI, Ill (WAND)- Micah Wakeman was more than just a dedicated fire fighter with Decatur's department, he was a husband, a father and also a foster parent.

He worked multiple jobs so his wife could support their family as well as give other children an opportunity to be loved and supported. Wakeman passed away last week from a farming accident. He was just 43 years old.

Monday, at his visitation in Mt. Pulaski, well over a hundred colleagues and other first responders gathered to pay their respects to a man many knew and loved.

Doug Neff, Firefighter with DFD said, "Micah was full of life, he didn't know a stranger."

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