Veteran firefighter’s body returned home

A hero was escorted home on Saturday.

Okanogan County Assistant Fire Chief Christian Johnson died from injuries he sustained while fighting the Spring Coulee Fire this summer.

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On Saturday, a procession spanned from Bothell to Okanogan.

Johnson served with the Okanogan Fire Department for 20 years.

His celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., Oct. 24, at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex.