Friends and family continue to honor fallen firefighter Elvis Reyes

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Friends and family are remembering fallen Rochester firefighter Elvis Reyes. The Reyes family, and many others, continue to celebrate Elvis, and who he was, in the Flower City community. The Reyes family says, when a loved ones passes away they pray for them for nine days.

Reyes was a Rochester firefighter for 20 years and worked at several different engines. He died unexpectedly about a week ago – from complications of surgery related to an on-duty injury. Thousands went to his funeral services last Wednesday at the Blue Cross Arena. His family has been gathering every day since his death, to pray and honor him.