Todd Krodle

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A Dallas firefighter with local ties will be among those commemorated Saturday, during a memorial stair climb in downtown Dallas.

Lt. Todd Wesley Krodle died three years ago while battling an apartment fire. His funeral in Greenville days later drew firefighters from all over Texas, and from as far away as North Carolina and New York City.

Office of Governor Perry

AUSTIN - A Caddo Mills native and Dallas firefighter killed while battling a blaze in 2011 is one of dozens of peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who have been seriously injured or killed in the line of duty that were honored Friday.

GREENVILLE – A native of Caddo Mills, Lt. Todd Krodle was a 1988 graduate of Greenville High School and earned a degree from East Texas State University.