RALEIGH, N.C. — Wake County commissioners will honor a firefighter Monday, who died in the line of service.
In July, 31-year-old Todd Blanchard responded to a call about a burning tree struck by lightning. As the Knightdale firefighter tried to put the fire out, a part of the tree fell and killed him.
Blanchard had two children and was set to marry his fiancee, Allison Miller, later this year.
Copyright 2023 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.