Photos: Funeral for Utah Battalion Chief

Draper battalion chief was killed while fighting the Mendocino Complex fire

In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Utah firefighter Matt Burchett, 42, who died fighting a wildfire in California, is honored by a detail along Murray Parkway as his body is returned home, traveling along Interstate 215 after being flown to the Utah Air National Guard in Salt Lake City, Utah. The “blue sheet” summary report by California fire officials says Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett was struck by falling tree debris on Aug. 13 at the Mendocino Complex Fire after a large air tanker completed a drop. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

Firefighters carry the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department into the Maverik Center during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco. He was flown to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Firefighters carry the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department into the Maverik Center during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco. He was flown to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Honor Guard stands at attention in front the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died Aug. 13 from falling tree debris after a load of fire retardant was dropped on the area where he was working. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Honor Guard stands at attention in front the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died Aug. 13 from falling tree debris after a load of fire retardant was dropped on the area where he was working. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Firefighters carry the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett, of the Draper Fire Department, to the back of a fire truck during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died Aug. 13 from falling tree debris after a load of fire retardant was dropped on the area where he was working. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Firefighters Chris Thurman, left, and Jefferson Halladay of Unified Fire Authority hug before the funeral of Draper Battalion Chief Matt Burchett in at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Battalion Chief Matt Burchett was hit by a tree Monday while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco. He was flown to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. (Ravell Call/The Deseret News via AP)

 

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