Philadelphia firefighter retires after 45 years without ever missing a day of work

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Philadelphia firefighter retires after 45 years without ever missing a day of work. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on September 30, 2018.

A Philadelphia firefighter is retiring after an impressive 45 years on the job.

Even more stunning, he never missed a day of work!

Firefighter Irv Cohen was honored by his colleagues at Engine 46 in Torresdale.

Cohen's son is also now serving as a firefighter.

Cohen's colleagues say he was always willing and ready to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of firefighters and he will be missed.

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