Funeral held for local victim of Texas fertilizer plant explosion

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Funeral services were held Thursday for one of the first responders killed during the Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

Mourners made their way to Sacred Heart Church in Plainfield.

Firefighter Kevin Sanders was a Palos Hills native, and worked for Plainfield Emergency Management before moving to Texas.

Visitation was held for him Tuesday at the Plainfield Fire Headquarters.

Sanders was one of 14 killed in that plant explosion.

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