SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento firefighter passed away Tuesday after battling occupational cancer.
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The Sacramento City Fire Department said Tamara Thacher worked for the department since 1988. They said over the span of her 31-year career, she was a trainer, emergency medical technician, and a peer support counselor who helped firefighters deal with their personal struggles.READ MORE: Gov. Gavin Newsom Threatens Mandatory Water Cuts If Californians Don’t Use Less Water
Thacher spent most of her career at Fire Station 5 as a firefighter and served as a role model for aspiring female firefighters.MORE NEWS: Cousins From Ceres Killed In Modesto Rollover Crash
Information about memorial services is pending.