The shirt was a gift from his favorite nephew. A few days ago, he bleached the numbers on the front.
Rocho praised the firefighters from Engine 51 for their support, courage and generosity over the past few days. He said they made the families of the fallen feel more than welcome.
He cried reading a text Rocho sent telling him he'd been promoted.
In keeping with fire service tradition, a bell tolled 5-5-5 to signal the loss of the fallen firefighters.
A dispatcher called the names of the captain, the eningeer operator and firefighters. It was noted that they had answered their final alarm.