Kansas flags will fly at half-staff next week to honor the life of Joshua Haynes of Pleasanton, who died while helping fight a fire this week.
In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly directs flags be flown at half-staff at all state grounds, buildings, and facilities on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in honor of Linn County volunteer firefighter Joshua Haynes of Rural District 1 Fire Department, who suffered fatal injuries while battling a fire in Pleasanton, Kansas.
“I am directing flags statewide be flown at half-staff to honor Joshua Haynes, a volunteer firefighter from Linn County,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “My deepest condolences are with Joshua’s loved ones and the Linn County community during their time of loss. His bravery and service to our state will never be forgotten.”
Joshua Haynes will be interred during services held on June 29, 2022.