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Road To Be Renamed In Honor Of Station Fire Heroes

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Vice President Joseph Biden addresses a memorial service at Dodger Stadium for two Los Angeles County firefighters who died while fighting the 250-square-mile Station fire on September 12, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Captain Ted Hall (L) and firefighter specialist Arnie Quinones (R) died August 30 when their fire truck rolled 800 feet down a hillside as they retreated from flames near Mount Gleason. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Vice President Joseph Biden addresses a memorial service at Dodger Stadium for two Los Angeles County firefighters who died while fighting the 250-square-mile Station fire on September 12, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Captain Ted Hall (L) and firefighter specialist Arnie Quinones (R) died August 30 when their fire truck rolled 800 feet down a hillside as they retreated from flames near Mount Gleason. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

LANCASTER (CBS) — Two firefighters who were killed in last year’s Station Fire will have a section of highway through the burned area named after them.

KNX 1070’s Chris Sedens Reports

County Road s-2 of the Angeles Forest Highway will be renamed the “Capt. Ted Hall and Engineer Arnie Quinones Memorial Highway” at a ceremony scheduled for Monday.

Hall and Quinones were killed Aug. 30, when their fire truck rolled 800 feet down a hillside near Mount Gleason.

County Supervisor Michael Antonovich will join other luminaries to honor the men at 11 a.m. at Fire Station 129, located near the Antelope Valley Government Center.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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