The Center for Disease Control’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released its findings in the 2011 arson-related death of Capt. Jeff Bowen of the Asheville Fire Department.
Capt. Jeff Bowen’s widow and mother unveil the sign at a ceremony to rename the Smokey Park Bridge in honor of her husband, who died in a Biltmore Avenue fire last year.
The inaugural Carolina Brotherhood ride ended at the Biltmore Stage at Bele Chere to the sound of drums and bagpipes. A t-shirt belonging to the late Capt. Jeff Bowen was carried in a place of honor throughout the ride. Photo by Bill Rhodes