Deon Jason "Dino" Classay - Fort Apache Interagency Hotshot Crew

Governor Brewer has ordered that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Sunday, July 31, 2011, in honor of Fort Apache Interagency Hotshot crewmember Classay.  Mr. Classay died on July 24 while fighting a wildfire on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation near Whiteriver.  Mr. Classay was a member of the elite Fort Apache Hotshot wildland firefighting team for 22 years – one of only seven all-Native American, interagency hotshot crews in the nation.  Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
Notice Type: 
Other
Dates: 
Announcement
07/31/2011