Father of Arizona firefighter to speak in Oklahoma City, Midwest City

Steve DeFord’s son lost his life in June of last year in Arizona. He will speak in metro churches this weekend.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 14, 2014

The father of a firefighter who died fighting wildfires in Arizona will speak in metro churches this weekend.

Steve DeFord lost his son Dustin last year near Prescott, Ariz. Dustin served as a member of the Hot Shot firefighters, an elite group of firefighters who fight wildfires. He was among 19 who lost their lives in June 2013.

DeFord will speak at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Sunnyside Baptist Church, 1139 SW 48 in Oklahoma City, and at 6 p.m. Sunday at Meadowood Baptist Church, 2816 Woodcrest Drive in Midwest City.

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