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Chicago Sun-Times reporters Lauren FitzPatrick, Stefano Esposito and Tina Sfondeles were on hand as the city laid hero firefighter Capt. Herbie Johnson to rest today.

FitzPatrick and Sfondeles covered the scene through words and images on Twitter. Click through to see their observations and a look at some of the responses and prayers offered up by Chicagoans paying respect to Capt. Johnson.

Family and friends gathered this morning at the Cook County Medical Examiner's office to mourn fallen firefighter Capt. Herbert Johnson who died last night from injuries sustained battling a South Side blaze. Sun-Times reporter Lauren FitzPatrick was on hand and shot the below videos.

Below: Johnson family spokesman Dan McMahon speaks on Herbert Johnson's death.

Below: Tom Ryan, President of Local 2 of the Chicago Firefighters Union, pays tribute to Johnson

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