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Several Illinois fire departments fill in during Riordan funeral

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

Fire departments from all across the state filled in for Peoria firefighters on Wednesday so they could attend the funeral of one of their own. 

Firefighters from Springfield, Joliet, Galesburg, Champaign and East Peoria manned the stations while firefighters attended the funeral and participated in the procession for Nick Riordan, a Peoria firefighter who recently passed away after a battle with cancer. 

The Peoria Police Department, Peoria County Sheriff's Office and Illinois State Police District 8 also helped during the visitation and funeral procession. 

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