Firefighters, friends and family gathered on Sunday at the Haas Pavilion on the UC Berkeley campus to remember Tony Nunes, a veteran firefighter who died on Feb. 23 in an off-duty accident.
Nunes, who would have celebrated his 28th year with the Berkeley Fire Department last month, was killed when the tractor he was driving on his family property in Martinez overturned and rolled down a steep hill.
Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong described Nunes as having a personality that would always light up a room. He always had a smile on his face, he said.
Contributing photographer Ted Friedman was at the ceremony to capture the event for Berkeleyside.
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