Cubs Kyle Schwarber meets the sons of fallen Chicago firefighter Juan Bucio

Kyle Schwarber met with Joshua and Jacob Bucio, the sons of late Chicago Fire Fighter Juan Bucio, at the Engine 78 firehouse on August 2nd. (Courtesy: Chicago Fire Department)

CHICAGO – During his time on the North Side, his efforts in the community be as far-reaching as his homers.

Thursday was another example of how Kyle Schwarber is trying to make an impact outside the diamond in the Windy City.

The Chicago Fire Department tweeted out this picture of Schwarber meeting Joshua and Jacob Bucio, the sons of late firefighter Juan Bucio at Engine 78 firehouse across the street from Wrigley Field. The 46-year old, who was a 15-year veteran of the department, died while searching for a missing boater in the Chicago River on May 28th.

In the tweet, the department said that Joshua and Jacob were presented with signed baseballs along withe jerseys.

After that meetings, the brothers accompanied Schwarber to Wrigley Field where they will take in batting practice from the field before watching the Cubs face the Padres tonight at 7:05 PM.