Service for assistant fire chief set for Saturday

The memorial service for Assistant Fire Chief Greg Thompson will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Thurston High School Performing Arts Center, 600 Sleater Kinney Road.

A reception will follow at South Bay Fire Department, Station 81, located at 3506 Shincke Rd. N.E. Departments are asked to limit their vehicles to one fire apparatus and as many staff vehicles as needed. There will be no procession.

A graveside service will be for family and friends only.

A memorial fund has been set up. Checks may be made out to the association and note the memorial fund, or go to any Heritage Bank location and ask that the funds go to South Bay Fire Association in memory of Assistant Chief Greg Thompson.

For more information, go to An alternate contact is the association secretary, Sean Murphy, at