Firefighter Frank Reed lost his lengthy battle with cancer on May 26, 2010. He was 46 years old. Frank had a 26 year career in the Fire Service which was shared with Odessa, TX and the Visalia Fire Department.


A viewing will take place at Millers Funeral Chapels on May 28, 2010 from 1400 to 2000. It is located at 1120 W. Goshen Ave Visalia, CA.


A Memorial Service is being planned to take place at The Visalia Nazarene Church on May 29, 2010 at 1100. The church is located at 3333 W. Caldwell Visalia, CA and the service will be followed by an apparatus procession. There will be a reception to follow for family, friends of the family and Visalia FD personnel.

Memorial services are still being planned—for updates, please check

Departments wishing to participate with Honor Guard members, please contact Captain Miguel Oseguera at 559-713-4239.

Departments wishing to participate in the apparatus procession, please contact Captain Bob Richardson at 559-302-7097.


To assist with funeral expenses you may make donations to:
Visalia Fire Fighters Association
“In Care of Frank Reed”
707 W. Acequia
Visalia, CA 93291


Mark Nelson, Fire Chief

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