Fortuna Fire Department Will Be Honoring Former Chief Bob Somerville Sunday

Press release from the Fortuna Fire Department:

Fire Chief Robert “Bob” Somerville

Fire Chief Robert “Bob” Somerville1/30/1932 – 9/7/2018

The Fortuna Fire Department will be honoring the memory of Chief Bob Somerville in a memorial service to be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Fortuna Fire’s Main Station on Fortuna Blvd. starting at 14:00 hours. Chief Bob served the Fire District for 37 years, 16 as Fire Chief, retiring in 1998.

A fire procession will be held prior to the service with apparatus assembling on 12th St. at the old Fortuna Motors site. The procession is scheduled to depart at 13:40 hours (1:40) pm and will travel north on 12th St. to Main St. where it will continue east to Fortuna Blvd. ending at the Fortuna Fire Station – 320 So. Fortuna Blvd. Please contact District Secretary Carmen Glass at 725-5021 or for additional information.


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