Procession honors former Cambridge assistant fire chief

CAMBRIDGE, Wis. — A former Cambridge assistant fire chief got a final escort past the village’s fire station on Tuesday, days after the fire department announced his death.

Over the weekend, the Cambridge Fire Department announced the death of Second Assistant Chief Randy North. North had been with the department for more than 20 years.

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Tuesday evening, several fire engines escorted North’s body past the fire station and through Cambridge. A funeral has been set for April 2 at Cambridge High School.

The fire department called North’s death an active duty death but did not provide further details about when, where or how he died.