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Funeral service for retired fire chief closes streets Monday

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Funeral services will be held for retired Fire Chief Thomas Carr on Monday, April 29th. Fire officials anticipate the service and processional will close downtown streets.

The service will be at the St. Michael's Episcopal Church located at Meeting and Broad Street.

Below are details from fire officials on the anticipated street closures and short-term impact to the area parking.

-Parking meters on Broad Street between King Street and Church Street will be restricted.

- 1:00 PM: Broad Street from King Street to Church, and on Meeting Street from Queen to Tradd Street will closed to accommodate the parking of emergency vehicles and to ensure pedestrian safety.

- Closures at: Broad and King, Meeting and Queen, Meeting and Tradd, and Meeting and Chalmers.

-2:00 PM: Services begin at St. Michaels Episcopal Church.

-3:05 – 3:20 PM: Processional departs Broad Street.

-3:20 – 3:50: Processional travels (East on Broad Street to East Bay Street. Turns North on East Bay Street. Continues North on East Bay Street to Morrison Drive. Continue North onto Meeting Street to Cunnington Avenue, turn East onto Cunnington Avenue to the cemetery.)

-Local law enforcement will provide temporary blockades at intersections as the processional travels North in order to reduce the impact of the street closures.

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