Thursday community remembered one of its former fire chiefs.

A visitation was held in Phillipsburg for Barry Stires.

The former Lopatcong Township Fire Chief died Sunday after falling down an embankment in Bethlehem Township.

A second visitation service is being held Thursday night from 6:00-8:00.

Funeral services for Stires will be held Friday at 11am.

Both services are being held at the Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home in Phillipsburg.

Roads around the area will be closed from 8am until 2pm for the service.