St. Louis firefighter loses battle with cancer at 47 - KMOV.com

St. Louis firefighter loses battle with cancer at 47

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Patricia Roberson (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department) Patricia Roberson (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The St. Louis Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their firefighters.

Patricia Roberson was laid to rest Friday.

She recently lost her battle with cancer at the age of 47.

Roberson is the first female firefighter to die in the St. Louis Fire Department's history, but she is the fifth firefighter they have lost to cancer in just the past year.

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