Why are flags lowered today? March 22, 2017

Honoring Firefighter Joseph Toscano

The information below was provided by the Wellfleet Police Department:

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in honor of Firefighter Joseph Toscano of the Watertown Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Friday, March 17, 2017.

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