Gov. Wolf Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Adams County Firefighter

August 13, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf ordered the commonwealth flag on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds in Adams County to fly at half-staff immediately in honor of firefighter Joshua Laird, who died in the line of duty on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Laird was a resident of Fairfield, PA, and a member of the Frederick County, MD, Division of Fire and Rescue Services.

The commonwealth flag shall be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of interment. The United States flag is to remain at full-staff.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

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