Hundreds of firefighters from all over the country came to salute 60-year-old Lt. Robert Neary on Friday afternoon. The decorated firefighter was killed on Monday, along with fellow firefighter, 25-year-old Daniel Sweeney.
City Council paid tribute to the fallen firefighters both with a moment of silence and with resolutions honoring their memory.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has ordered Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff in honor of two fallen Philadelphia firefighters.
The Philadelphia Fire Department has announced the funeral arrangements for two firefighters who lost their lives battling a warehouse fire in Kensington, Monday morning.
It was with a heavy heart that city officials had to give details about the two firefighters lost in a raging five-alarm fire.