Funerals set for Bridgeport firefighters

BRIDGEPORT - Funeral plans have been set for the two Bridgeport firefighters killed in the line of duty Saturday.

A wake for Lt. Steven Velasquez will take place at the Klein Memorial Auditorium from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday. The funeral is tentatively scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Saint Augustine's Church.

Calling hours for firefighter Michel Baik will be at Abriola Funeral Home in Trumbull on Thursday from 4 pm. to 8 p.m. Sources at the Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Bridgeport say Baik's funeral will be held there on Friday, but the details have not yet been finalized.


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