We hear that firefighters across the country are part of a brotherhood. And our Shreveport department proves that.

Flags at all of the city's fire stations are being flown at half-staff to honor the Dallas, Texas, firefighter who died yesterday in the line of duty.

Stanley Wilson lost his life while battling a six-alarm blaze at a Dallas condominium building. It's believed the 28-year veteran of Dallas Fire-Rescue became trapped inside when one of the floors collapsed. His body was recovered almost three hours later. He was 51 years old.

"We all accept the risk that comes with the work that we do, so we feel the loss when one of our brothers makes the ultimate sacrifice in order to save lives," Fire Chief Craig Mulford says. "This is just a small way to honor this brave firefighter and let his family know that our prayers our with them today."