With tradition and emotion, family, friends and fellow firefighters gather to say goodbye to Summit Township Fire Captain Scott Thornton.
A third generation, 19-year veteran of the department, Thornton died last from smoke inhalation last Thursday fighting a house fire. An estimated 1,500 people attended the funeral service Monday. Firefighter from across the country came to say farewell.
Thornton leaves behind a wife and two children. The family asks that memorial be made to the Youth Haven Ranch.