By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Pennsylvania firefighter who was injured on the job is finally back home. And he received a hero’s send-off from a rehab facility in Center City Wednesday.

Middletown and Philadelphia fire departments gathered for the sendoff for Shawn Menear. Back in January, he got second and third-degree burns, while fighting a house fire in Central Pennsylvania. 

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Fire trucks from Middletown and Philly provided an escort as he left Center City. 

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Menear’s basically had to learn how to walk all over again.

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“I feel great, I’m glad to go home,” Meanear said. “I got a long way to go though.”