Alexandria’s fire department suffered a tragic loss February 8 with the death of Joshua Weissman, a paramedic who succumbed to injuries sustained  while responding to a car fire on I-395.  Hundreds of citizens stood along the roadside in the cold rain to honor him, his family and those who serve our city. It was obvious Weissman was much loved and widely respected and our hearts go out to the Weissman family.

With much appreciation to the paramedics, firemen and policemen who put themselves in harms way everyday to keep us safe.

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