San Antonio Fire Department

Deputy State Fire Marshal Lt. B. Fine / State Fire Marshal’s Office

A report by the State Fire Marshal’s office says the death of San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem last year was preventable. The 60 page document released Friday highlights actions taken by firefighters and commanding officers at the scene at the Ingram Square Shopping Center last year.

Louisa Jonas / Texas Public Radio

Friday, hundreds of San Antonio firefighters from across Texas remembered 31-year old Scott Deem, one of their own, as a loyal father and husband, and for heroics in his final hours.