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Delaware Flag Lowered to Half Staff for Fallen Fire Fighter Tim McClanahan

Date Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Categories:  Flag Status Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Kent County New Castle County Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor Sussex County

On Sunday, Delaware will lay to rest fallen firefighter Tim McClanahan. Mr. McClanahan passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016, following a Delaware Air Rescue Team training accident. He was a graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, was a past member of Milton and Rehoboth Beach Fire Departments, and a current member of the Lewes Fire Department, where he reached the rank of Assistant Chief. Services for Mr. McClanahan will be held Sunday afternoon in Lewes.

In recognition of Mr. McClanahan’s service to Delaware, Governor Markell has ordered the Delaware flag at state buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff beginning this afternoon. Flags should be returned to full staff at the start of business on Monday, July 18.

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