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Late Lompoc Fire Chief, fallen CAL FIRE firefighter honored in California Firefighters Memorial

Posted at 9:01 PM, Sep 29, 2018

Members of the Lompoc Fire Department attended the 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial in Sacramento on Saturday.

One of Lompoc’s own, retired Fire Chief Linual White, was honored at the service. White passed away after battling job-related cancer in December 2017. The 62-year-old was with the Lompoc Fire Department for seven years, retiring in 2009.

Lompoc Firefighters Local 1906 honoring retired Lompoc Fire Chief Linual White at the 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial. Chief White passed away last year of job related cancer. 🙏🏽

Posted by Lompoc Firefighters Association on Friday, September 28, 2018

The family of fallen CAL FIRE firefighter Cory Iverson was given a flag honoring his service and sacrifice during the ceremony. Iverson died while battling the Thomas Fire.

The California Fire Foundation held the memorial ceremony in Capitol Park in Sacramento.