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August 17, 2022
Remembering Lt. Kevin Hough

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Local 76 regrets to announce the Line of Duty Death of Lt. Kevin Hough on November 30th, 2006 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.  Lt. Hough was a 33 year veteran of the Somerville Fire Department. 


Born - June 17, 1950

Appointed - May 1, 1973

Lieutenant - June 15, 1986

Died - November 30, 2006




















Photos provided by Kristin Powers, Capt. Bill Hallinan and Firefighter Earl Johnson III. 

Oct 26, 2007

Lt. Kevin Hough's name was added to the IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado on September 15th, 2007 along with the names of 113 other IAFF members who made the ultimate sacrifice between June 1st, 2006 and June 1st, 2007.  (Photos courtesy of Tom Ross - SFD)

IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger told the thousands who had gathered at the memorial, "It is up to us – for those whose names are now on that wall – to keep the meaning and value of their lives alive.  We must make sure that they did not die in vain. We must use their loss to prevent other deaths from occurring."

Local 76 President Jay Colbert holds the IAFF flag which was presented to the Hough family.

Local 76 President Jay Colbert presents the IAFF flag to Lt. Kevin Hough's son Sean.

Sean Hough with Jay Colbert

Lt. Kevin John Hough's name was added to the black granite walls at the Memorial.


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