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College Station firefighter dies after battle with cancer

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 07:30:48-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — A College Station firefighter who served the department nearly 30 years, Deputy Fire Marshal Lance Norwood, died Saturday night after a long battle with cancer, according to officials.

Deputy Fire Marshal Lance Norwood "faithfully served the department, and the citizens of College Station, for more than 29 years. Lance will be deeply missed," said a spokesperson with the College Station Fire Department.

Robertson County EMS expressed their gratitude to Deputy Fire Marshal Norwood for all of the help he has given to others.

"Praying for our Brothers and Sisters to our south as they mourn the passing of Deputy Fire Marshal Lance Norwood," said Robertson County EMS in a Facebook post.

Services for Deputy Marshal Lance Norwood has been announced. Visitation is set for Thursday from 5 - 8 p.m. at Hillier Funeral Home of College Station. A celebration of life is set for Friday at 10 a.m. at Central Baptist Church in College Station.