Governor Snyder has given the order to lower all U.S. and state flags. The Associated Press reports the announcement, to lower the flags in honor of fallen firefighters. The governor’s announcement coincides with President Obama’s proclamation, honoring the National Firefighters Memorial Service. Throughout Sunday, flags are to be flown at half-staff or half-mast. According to Snyder, “it’s important that we take time to remember their sacrifices.”

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