A fallen firefighter in Georgia will return home to Alabama Thursday to be remembered in a guard ceremony.
Waycross Fire Lt. Jeff Little, who served 17 years as a fireman in Childersburg, was killed in an arson fire at a vacant home Sunday. Police have arrested a juvenile suspect in the case on charges of murder and arson.
A procession for Little will begin at 3 p.m. along 1st Street Southwest and Highway 76 in downtown Childersburg followed by a guard ceremony at First Assembly of God Church in Sylacauga, where a funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday.
The U.S. Honor Flag will be transferred from Waycross police to Sylacauga police for posting. Little was a 12-year veteran with the Waycross Fire Department.