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: Brotherly Love: Zummo Bike Donating Refurbished Bikes To Montgomery County Kids For Seven Years Strong Only Part Of MLK Drive Will Reopen To Vehicles On Wednesday Due To Bridge Repairs
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: Upper Merion School District: Teachers, Staff Must Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Or Routinely Get Tested
He was a 32 year veteran of the department.