Funeral services for fallen Silsbee firefighter were held last weekend

Funeral services for fallen Silsbee firefighter were held last weekend

On Sunday, August 6, at 2:00 p.m., services for Silsbee Assistant Fire Chief Jay Hinkie were held at Silsbee High School. The burial followed at R.S. Farmer Memorial Park on 3rd Street.

With the anticipated large attendance and fire apparatus, the Silsbee Police Department closed Highway 327 eastbound for about two hours, leaving the westbound lane open.

The following intersections were closed during that time:

Hwy 327 at Hwy 96Hwy 327 at 3rd StreetHwy 327 at 4th StreetHwy 327 at South Gentry DriveHwy 327 at Watts RoadHwy 327 at Roy Hill RoadHwy 327 at Tower Lane

- Silsbee Police Department

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