Fallen Firefighters to be Honored in W.Va.

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered all U.S. and West Virginia flags to be displayed at half-staff at government facilities Sunday.

The lowering of the flags is part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

Eighty-one fallen firefighters will be honored at the service being held in Maryland.

The service marks the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Oct. 12.

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