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Eagles honor mourning family of firefighter

Last Saturday, tragedy struck Philadelphia as an early-morning rowhouse fire in North Philadelphia claimed two lives – a resident of the rowhouse and a firefighter who went into the burning home and did not come out alive, trapped under rubble when the second floor of the home on North Colorado Street collapsed.

One week later, the family of that firefighter, Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, an 11-year veteran with the Philadelphia Fire Department, was honored by the Eagles before Saturday’s NFL divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons. Luke LeTourneau and Michelle Ciano, brother and sister of the firefighter, were visited by defensive lineman Fletcher Cox and coach Doug Pederson during warm-ups at Lincoln Financial Field.