A Year Later: Remembering A True Hero, Jeremy Jylka

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 at 11:13 am

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Pine City Firefighter, Jeremy Jylka, passed away on April 29th, 2008 after falling unconscious while responding to a grass fire. He was 34-years-of-age.

Tribute Story: May 5th, 2008:

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Jylka is survived by wife Kelly and daughter Anika.

Minnesota Governor, Tim Pawlenty, ordered all state flags fly at half-staff on the day of Jylka’s funeral.

Jylka started working for the Pine City Fire Department on May 1st of 2007.

A fundraiser held in May at the Eagles Club in Rush City raised over $2,200 for the Jylka family, including over $700 from a silent auction.

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