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Tributes to Worcester firefighter come from all corners of the state

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (center) emerged from behind the scorched home on Lowell Street in Worcester, with the help of Worcester fire Chief Michael Lavoie.
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Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (center) emerged from behind the scorched home on Lowell Street in Worcester, with the help of Worcester fire Chief Michael Lavoie.

As news spread that Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy, 36, was killed in a fire Sunday morning, officials from fire departments and other agencies across the Commonwealth paid tribute to his sacrifice on social media.

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Lucas Phillips can be reached at lucas.phillips@globe.com.