EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Fire Department crews showed some support for a local high school student whose father, a firefighter, could not attend.
According to the department, Lieutenant Rodriguez passed away from cancer last year, leaving behind a daughter, Shelby.
Several crews attended Friday’s ceremony with photos of her father so he could still be there in spirit.
Our congratulations go out to Shelby!
Last year, EPFD L-24 Lt. Rodriguez passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Yesterday, his daughter graduated High School.
EPFD Ladder 24 crews, and several other firefighters, showed up and joined Shelby at her ceremony.
Congratulations on your graduation, Shelby! pic.twitter.com/rmyYra7Xjc— El Paso Fire Department (@EPTXFire) June 1, 2019