Retired Ellsworth firefighter passes away

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Longtime Ellsworth Air Force Base firefighter Donald Higgins has passed away.

Higgins, 68, passed away at his home Monday morning. He retired from his position as rescue captain 11 years ago, after 35 years on base.

Higgins' wake is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 12 from 2-3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Black Hills Church in Piedmont, S.D. Higgins' interment and "Last Alarm" ceremony at Black Hills National Cemetery will be held on Monday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 a.m.

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