Philadelphia Fire Department mourns the loss of firefighter

- The Philadelphia Fire Department is mourning the loss of a firefighter who served the department for 23 years.

According to officials, 60-year-old Lt. Kenneth Greene Sr. died Thursday at Einstein Hospital after being transported to the hospital September 3 while on-duty at Engine 37.

Lt. Greene, a veteran of the United States Army, had served the Department for 23 years on several engine and ladder companies. In 2007, his unit at Ladder 14 received a citation for helping rescue two people from a house fire in Brewerytown.

Funeral arrangements are pending. 

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