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PHOTOS: Firefighters honor fallen Portland comrade

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PHOTOS: Firefighters honor fallen Portland comrade

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

The casket containing Capt. Michael Kucsma's body is removed from Portland Fire Department Engine 6 on Saturday, June 21, to be carried into the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Kucsma's funeral was held five days after he died of a heart attack while scuba diving.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Led by a color guard and bagpipers, the funeral procession for Capt. Michael Kucsma moves down Cumberland Avenue in Portland toward the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on June 21.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Portland Fire Department Engine 6, from Bramhall Station, moves down Cumberland Avenue carrying Capt. Michael Kucsma's casket and poll bearers.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Firefighters from throughout New England salute as the funeral procession for Portland Fire Dept. Capt. Michael Kucsma passes.

Photo: File

Capt. Michael Kucsma, a 21-year veteran of the Portland Fire Department, was 43 years old when he died on June 16.