Oregon Governor orders flags at half staff for fallen firefighter

, Posted: Thu, August 7 2014 at 3:36 PM, Updated: Thu, August 7 2014 at 4:12 PM

Oregon Governor orders flags at half staff for fallen firefighter

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff this Saturday.

The order is in recognition of fallen firefighter Matthew Goodnature of Phoenix, Oregon. The 21 year old was taking a break from fighting the launch fire near Fourmile Lake when he fell off of a large rock and died from his injuries. A memorial service for Goodnature will be held on Saturday.

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