Body of firefighter killed in Texas explosion returning to Chicago area

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The body of a firefighter who was killed in last week’s plant explosion in West, Texas will be returned to the Chicago area with honors.

Former Plainfield resident Kevin W. Sanders was among the first responders who lost their lives.

Sanders and his EMT class arrived on the scene to help evacuate residents from the fire.

He was 33 years old.

District officials say he will receive the appropriate honors awarded to a fallen firefighter

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