HFD mourns loss of firefighter who lost his battle with cancer

Sky 2 over procession honoring HFD firefighter who lost his battle with cancer (KPRC)

HOUSTON – The Houston Fire Department is mourning the loss of their own Friday morning.

Walter Graves passed away on July 6, after fighting occupational cancer, according to HFD in a release.

Graves entered the department in 2003 and served from Fire Station 53 in the Northshore area of Houston. He was also a U.S. Veteran and a Constable for Waller County Precinct 3.

Graves leaves behind a wife and four children.

A procession took place Friday morning from the Texas Medical Center to Tomball.

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