Community gathers to support family after Silsbee firefighter killed in crash

Jay Hinkie

Hundreds gathering Saturday to remember a hero.

Jay Hinkie, a longtime volunteer firefighter in Silsbee, was killed this week while working at accident.

The community poured into Broussard's funeral home Saturday, showing their support for the Hinkie family.

Many in the community remember Hinkie as a "pillar of the community."

Hinkie's funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Silsbee High School auditorium.

Click the video above to see Kaily Cunningham's story.

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