Gov. Eric Greitens has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Missouri at all state government buildings in McDonald County be flown at half-staff on Friday (October 27) in honor of Firefighter Garrett Angel Paiz of the Noel Fire Department. Firefighter Paiz, age 38, died on October 16 while serving as a contracted wildland firefighter for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Under Gov. Greitens’ order, U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings in McDonald County will fly at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on October 27, 2017, the day the funeral services for Firefighter Paiz will take place.