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Memorial Service Set For Monday Morning For Ventura County Firefighter

This is going to be an emotional day for many people in Ventura County, especially firefighters.

A memorial service is set to take place later this morning for Ryan Osler, the Ventura County firefighter who died September 21st in a traffic accident while fighting the Canyon Fire, in Santa Barbara County. As many as 3,000 people are expected for the 11 a.m. public service at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village.

Osler was an 18 year department veteran who leaves behind a wife and two children.

There could be traffic delays in the area throughout the morning, with fire trucks being staged as part of the tribute to the 38 year old firefighter.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.