By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A memorial service was held Tuesday for a 37-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department. Mayor Jim Kenney was among those speaking at the funeral for firefighter John Evans.

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Chopper 3 was over the funeral procession from Archbishop Ryan High School to the Givnish Funeral Home on Academy Road.

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Funeral Held For Philadelphia Firefighter John Evans Who Passed Away From COVID-19

Evans passed away on Feb. 12 after a battle with COVID-19. He worked at Ladder 18 in Nicetown-Tioga.

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