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Mourners Pay Final Respects To Captain Michael Goodwin

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Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department are seen during the funeral for Captain Michael Goodwin. Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department are seen during the funeral for Captain Michael Goodwin.
Captain Michael Goodwin is seen standing next to a ladder 16 fire truck. Captain Michael Goodwin is seen standing next to a ladder 16 fire truck.
PHILADELPHIA -

Firefighters and hundreds of others packed St. Michael's Lutheran Church on Thursday to say their last goodbyes to Captain Michael Goodwin.

Goodwin was killed Saturday when the roof of a building collapsed during a fire in Philadelphia's Queen Village neighborhood.

Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Mayor Michael Nutter spoke during the funeral services.

PHOTOS: Funeral, Procession For Captain Michael Goodwin

The nearly 30-year veteran is being remembered as a natural-born leader, a dedicated firefighter who always looked out for others and as a proud father.

On Wednesday, hundreds lined up waiting to pay their respects during the first day of a viewing at the Givnish Funeral Home in Northeast Philadelphia.

Goodwin will be laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery in Roslyn, Pa.

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