Flags flown at half-staff in memory of firefighter

SEQUIM — Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered flags flown at half-staff today in honor of Capt. Charles “Chad” Cate who died in the line of duty.

The Clallam County Fire District 3 captain was found dead in his bunk on Jan. 12.

He was 46.

A memorial service for Cate is planned at 12:30 p.m. today at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

Some 1,000 people are expected.

Neighboring fire districts will oversee District 3 during the memorial.

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