Celebration of life service to honor Cal Fire employee killed in Ferguson Fire

FRESNO, Calif. -- Sunday afternoon, the public paid tribute to Cal Fire employee Braden Varney, who died battling the Ferguson Fire.

His bulldozer rolled down a steep mountain ridge while he tried to cut fire lines on July 14th.

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The public service was at the Franklin and Downs Funeral Home in Modesto.

On Monday, there will be a celebration of life service held for Varney. It will be held at the at the house Modesto on Coffee Road in Modesto.

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An outside ceremony will begin at 10:30 p.m. and the service will begin at eleven. You can also watch the live stream here.