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Branch Volunteer firefighter to be laid to rest

Posted: 12:47 AM, Jul 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-30 01:47:47-04

An Acadia Parish firefighter will be laid to rest today.

Firefighters say 28-year-old Azalie "Nicole" Meche died of cancer. 

She passed away at her home in Branch early Friday morning.

Meche was a volunteer firefighter in the community of Branch.

Visitation will be held at the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funeral services will follow.

According to a post on the Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page, local firefighters helped wash Branch’s firetrucks for the procession.