Everett Firefighter Honored With Flag Ceremony

April 28, 2017

Everett Fire

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Everett Firefighters prepare to raise a flag over station 2.

There was a solemn and touching flag ceremony at Everett Fire Station 2 today to honor a 25-year-veteran of the Everett Fire Department.

James (Mac) Leeland McDowell passed away this month and today his wife and family members received a flag flown over Everett Fire station 2 in his honor.

The flag will be used during his memorial service tomorrow (Saturday) at April 29, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street, Snohomish, WA 98290.

Mr. McDowell leaves his wife of 58 years, five children, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. You can click here to read his obituary. Here are some photos of the flag ceremony.

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Firefighters raise the flag

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The flag flying over station 2.

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A salute in honor of James McDowell.

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The flag is lowered and folded.

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The flag is presented to firefighter McDowell’s family.

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It was a touching ceremony.


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