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Memorial service to be held today for fallen Tacoma firefighter

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on May 31, 2013 at 6:07 am with No Comments »
May 31, 2013 6:24 am
Al Nejmeh  Credit: City of Tacoma
Al Nejmeh
Credit: City of Tacoma

A public memorial service will be held today for Tacoma firefighter Al Nejmeh, who died on-duty May 14 of a heart attack.

The service will be held at 1 p.m. at Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall. It will also be broadcast live on TVTacoma.

Firefighters will gather about 11:30 a.m. on D Street for a procession to the Dome. Police will temporarily block off the area.

It will lead down D Street, around the LeMay Museum and into parking lot A.

Nejmeh, 59, served on Tacoma Fire for 12 years and was an instructor for the technical rescue team.

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