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Flags to be Lowered to Half-staff for Fallen Wilmington Firefighters

Flag Status | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016



Governor Markell today ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Wilmington firefighters Lt. Christopher Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes. Both firefighters died this morning serving their community and fellow Delawareans valiantly, while battling a blaze in Wilmington.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.

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Flags to be Lowered to Half-staff for Fallen Wilmington Firefighters

Flag Status | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016



Governor Markell today ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Wilmington firefighters Lt. Christopher Leach and Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes. Both firefighters died this morning serving their community and fellow Delawareans valiantly, while battling a blaze in Wilmington.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.

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