From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — A Birmingham firefighter was buried in a Trussville cemetery on Wednesday afternoon.
Joshua Grant Hammock was a firefighter and a paramedic with the Birmingham Fire Department. He was with the department for around two years and worked in the cares unit, which is responsible for doing home visits and helping people take their medicine. Hammock did home visits on a daily basis for the fire department.
Hammock passed away on March 31. Funeral services for Hammock were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the New Gardendale Funeral Home. Following services, Hammock was escorted by a procession from the Birmingham Fire Department to the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church where he was laid to rest.