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Funeral for Jason McKay

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A U.S. Forest Service fire rig carrying the ashes of fallen firefighter Jason McKay leads a long procession of fire protection agency trucks along Hook Blvd. Next of kin follow in the two black vehicles after the funeral at High Desert Church. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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Jason McKay’s sisters, Crystal McKay, right, and Brenda Zimmerman, left, are directed to a waiting car by San Bernardino Chaplain Steve Seltzner. (Don Bartletti / LAT)
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Presentation of colors at the funeral of U.S. Forest firefighter Jason McKay at High Desert Church in Victorville. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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Flag is being prepared for presentation to Bonnie McKay to honor her son Jason McKay. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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Bonnie McKay, center, mother of Jason McKay, accompanied by a forest official holding the urn, emerges from the church after the funeral services at High Desert Church in Victorville. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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Alarm ceremony takes place at the funeral of fallen U.S. Forest firefighter Jason McKay takes place at High Desert Church in Victorville. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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Debbie Santiago hugs Allen Johnson of the U.S. Forest service after the ceremony. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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Two U.S. Forest Service members embrace each other at the funeral of fallen U.S. Forest firefighter Jason McKay. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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A photo of Jason McKay sits next to an urn holding his ashes at the funeral services that took place at High Desert Church in Victorville. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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U.S. Forest firefighter Jason McKay’s sisters from left Jody McKay, Brenda Zimmerman and Crystal McKay walk hand-in hand on stage with McKay’s fiancee Staci Burger and Dave Burkat during the memorial at the High Desert Church. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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