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Firefighter funeral procession will cause road closures
The funeral for Phoenix Firefighter Bradley Harper is scheduled for Friday. The memorial service will be at Christ's Church of the Valley. Harper will be laid to rest at the Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery. Phoenix police will close several intersections to accommodate the procession starting at about 3 p.m. It will start on west Happy Valley Road and will proceed for most of the route southbound on I-17 and down to 27th Avenue and Van Buren.
Traffic delays will affect the areas up until 7 p.m. Checkpoints will re-open after the procession passes.