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Flag Lowering - 01/05/2019 (Captain John Ostergard)

Post Date:01/03/2019 10:42 AM

Governor Jay Inslee has directed Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in honor of East Olympia Volunteer Fire Captain John Ostergard.  Captain Ostergard suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a December 14, structure fire in Yelm.

Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on Saturday, January 5, or first thing Monday morning, January 7.

Other government entities, citizens and businesses are encouraged to join this recognition.

If you would like more information about flag lowering, or to receive email notifications from the Governor please visit Gov. Jay Inslee's web page at the link below.


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