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Briceland fire chief dies

BRICELAND- A southern Humboldt fire chief passed away Thursday night. Briceland Fire Department Chief Tim Olsen, 71, died after serving his Briceland community for nearly twenty years. Olsen also served on the Shelter Cove fire department for over ten years.

Friends and co-workers of Olsen describe him as a true hero, energetic, passionate about his work, and a mentor to all. It is unknown how Olsen died. A memorial has been set up in front of the fire station where community members can pay their respect.