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In Memoriam – Retired Fire Chief Douglas Rider
Retired Fire Chief Douglas J. Rider passed away on March 19 at age 84. He joined Spokane Valley Fire Department in 1954 and served until his retirement as Fire Chief in 1982.
Memorial services will be held on April 21 at 11:00 am at the Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road.Spokane Valley Fire Honor Guard and Spokane Valley Fire Pipe & Drum will participate in the service.
All Spokane Valley Fire Department flags will fly at half-mast from 8 am – 5 pm on April 21 in honor of Chief Rider.
- Julie Happy