On March 8, 2013, Governor Quinn Ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor Firefighter Christopher Brown. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise on March 9, 2013 through sunset on March 11, 2013.
Brown, a Hudson Valley Fire Protection District Firefighter, was killed in the line of duty on the evening of March 5, 2013. Firefighter Brown was 39 years old and leaves behind a wife and two children (ages 8 and12).
Reimer & Dobrovolny’s thoughts and prayers are with Firefighter Brown’s family and co-workers. A link to a copy of the Governor’s proclomation is provided below.