Tom Forster CSFA Committee for Volunteers Chair passes

We are sad to report that Tom Forster, Chair of the CSFA Committee for Volunteers, passed away May 6  following a short illness. Forster, who was the Fire Chief of the Plumas-Eureka Fire Department in Blairsden (Plumas County), was 60. Details pertaining to services are pending. 
 
Chief Forster served over 40 years in Marin and Plumas Counties, and was a certified Master Instructor for California State Fire Training for over 28 years.
 
“Chief Forster was a true fire service leader, and as a CSFA committee chair he represented the best spirit of service to CSFA and to firefighters throughout the state. He will be missed,” said CSFA President Mike Shrout.
 
The family has asked that any requests for information or condolences be directed via email only to Robbie Cassou of Quincy Fire Department Robbie.quincyfire@sbcglobal.net.

There will be a Fire Service Memorial for Tom on Saturday, June 9th, at 11am.  The event will be held at the Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy.