Firefighter who served Houston for 26 years dies in off-duty accident

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Veteran HFD firefighter killed in off-duty cycling accident
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Firefighters are mourning the death of one of their own. Here's how the fire chief says you can show your support.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own Tuesday evening.

Engineer/operator Walter Luna died in an off-duty cycling accident, according to Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena. Details of the incident were not immediately released.

Luna served Houston for more than 26 years and was assigned to Station 72 in southeast Houston.

In a tweet, Pena asked everyone to keep the Houston Fire Department in their prayers.

Funeral arrangements have not been released.