US & PA Flag Alerts
US FLAG DECLARATION:
The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.
The 39th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020, to honor firefighters who died in the line of duty.
In accordance to Public Law 107-51, the American flag should be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, October 4, 2020 from sunrise to sunset in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
PENNSYLVANIA FLAG DECLARATION:
The Commonwealth flag has flown at half-staff since Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in honor of the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic and should continue to fly at half-staff until further notice. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.