Why is the Ohio flag at half-staff?

Columbus, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered flags to be flown statewide at half-staff on Sunday to mark the National Firefighters Memorial Service.

In a notice issued by the governor’s office on Saturday, DeWine said that from sunrise to sunset on May 7, all U.S. and Ohio flags on all public buildings and grounds in the state will be flown at half mast. rice field.

Held each year in Emmitsburg, Maryland, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend honors and commemorates firefighters who died in the previous year and those who are honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Firefighter honor rolls awarded this weekend can be found at click here.

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