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Young fireman fatally shot by arsonist laid to rest

Posted at 5:09 PM, Dec 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-26 17:09:08-05
19-year-old Tomas Kaczowka was laid to rest Wednesday

19-year-old Tomas Kaczowka was laid to rest Wednesday

The body of 19-year-old Tomas Kaczowka was carried by the firehouse he loved on his way to his final resting place.

Kaczowka was one of four firemen shot, two fatally, as they responded to a massive fire set by an arsonist in Webster, New York.

William Spengler, 64, who lured firefighters to his home, served time for killing his grandmother. His sister’s body was found dead in his house.

Investigators say the suspect shot himself after setting the fire that destroyed seven homes.