PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Funeral services were held Monday for a 56-year-old Philadelphia firefighter who died suddenly after his shift. A tribute was held Sunday for Lt. Charles Grover.
He was a beloved member of the Philadelphia Fire Department who died last weekend. He was honored with a processional motorcade for his final ride through the city he served.READ MORE: Thursday's Storms Break Record For Most Tornadoes In Tri-State Area In Single Day Philadelphia Announces Phase 2 Of Street Cleaning Program Running Through November
The lieutenant died last Sunday, less than 24 hours after serving his shift for Ladder 31 in Northeast Philadelphia.
Grover was named firefighter of the year in 2007.MORE NEWS: Body Found In Northeast Philadelphia Positively Identified As Missing Woman Casey Johnston: Sources
He was a 32 year veteran of the department.