Benefit to help family of fallen firefighter

Corey Shaw, 22 killed in the line of duty
Corey Shaw, 22 killed in the line of duty

DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - A benefit Sunday will help the family of fallen firefighter.

Du Quoin Volunteer Firefighter Corey Shaw, 22 died last month when a wall collapsed while battling a massive fire on the Pinckneyville square.

Shaw was the son of Du Quoin Fire Chief Bob Shaw.

Sunday's event will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Du Quoin American Legion Center. Music will be provided by David Halstead and "A Band of Brothers". There will also be raffles and food.

Donations will be accepted at the door to benefit Shaw's wife and daughter. Donations may also be made through the Corey Shaw Memorial Fund at Du Quoin State Bank or at the Du Quoin Fire Department.

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