Firefighter who died from West Nile virus remembered
October 7, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Loved ones, including fellow firefighters, remembered Lieutenant Thomas Flahive at his visitation Sunday night.
Lt. Flahive died Thursday as a result of complications from West Nile Virus.
Fire department officials say he was bitten by a mosquito while on a family trip in Wisconsin last month.
Flahive was 58 years old. He served with Engine 108 on the Northwest Side, and had been a Chicago firefighter since 1989.
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