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Oklahoma Firefighter Killed in Water Rescue

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Claremore Firefighter death

This drainage ditch, the scene of a Claremore firefighter drowning Saturday night, is seen in a May 24, 2015 photo. Claremore Fire Department Capt. Jason Farley died during a late Saturday night rescue of several people from flooding at a duplex (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

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Storm Drain Deaths

In this May 25, 2015 photo, firefighters gather for a procession in Verdigris, Okla., to honor Claremore Fire Department Capt. Jason Farley. Farley stepped into a water-filled box culvert, was pulled into its drain pipe and died while leading rescue crews evacuating families from a flooded suburb. His drowning highlights the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and emergency workers. (Matt Barnard/Tulsa World via AP) KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

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Claremore Firefighter Memorial

Lora Upton, left, a receptionist from the Rogers County Sheriff's Office, Tim Clark, a member of the Patriot Guard Riders, and Robert Smythe, a firefighter from the Freedom Hill Fire Department, visit before a procession honoring Claremore Fire Department Capt. Jason Farley in Verdigris, Okla., on Monday, May 25, 2015. Farley died during a late Saturday night rescue of several people from flooding at a duplex. (Matt Barnard/Tulsa World via AP) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT

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Claremore Firefighter Memorial

Lane Bell, a Claremore High School student, stands with other family members before a procession honoring Claremore Fire Department Capt. Jason Farley in Verdigris, Okla., on Monday, May 25, 2015. Farley died during a late Saturday night rescue of several people from flooding at a duplex. (Matt Barnard/Tulsa World via AP) ONLINE OUT; KOTV OUT; KJRH OUT; KTUL OUT; KOKI OUT; KQCW OUT; KDOR OUT; TULSA OUT; TULSA ONLINE OUT