News for Immediate
Nov. 5, 2013
Governor Corbett Orders
Flags Lowered for Fallen Elk County Firefighter
Harrisburg – Governor Tom
Corbett today ordered all Pennsylvania state flags in the Capitol Complex and
at commonwealth facilities in Elk County to fly at half-staff on Wednesday,
Nov. 6, to honor Firefighter Blaine E. Wildnauer Jr.
a member of the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department, suffered an apparent
heart attack Saturday in the line of duty while assisting with loading a
patient into an ambulance at the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
member of the fire department for 40 years, Wildnauer, 58, of Kersey, Elk
County, is survived by his parents and three adult children.
flags shall be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, Nov. 6, the date of
Wildnauer’s funeral. The United States flag shall remain at full-staff on this
Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute.
Media contact: Janet Kelley, 717-783-1116