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Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

In accordance with Public Law 107-51 and a Presidential Proclamation issued on this day in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service in Emmitsburg, Maryland, and to pay respect to the firefighters past and present who have lost their lives in the line of duty, Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the U.S. and Commonwealth of Massachusetts flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, Oct. 9.