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Published October 16, 2011, 02:21 PM

Flags at Half-Staff for Fallen Firefighters

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple has directed all state agencies and offices to fly the American and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Sunday in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple has directed all state agencies and offices to fly the American and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Sunday in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day.

Dalrymple says lowering the flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset honors fire and emergency services personnel and remembers those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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