Half Staff Alert | Ohio (Scioto County) | March 23, 2022 - March 27, 2022
In honor of Firefighter/EMT Edward Long
Governor DeWine ordered U.S. & Ohio flags in Scioto County to half-staff to honor Portsmouth Firefighter and EMT Edward Long from March 23, 2022 until sunset on the day of his funeral.
According to the Fire Rescue 1 website, Edward Long was a 27-year veteran of the Portsmouth Fire Department, is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
All other public buildings and grounds throughout the state may fly U.S. and Ohio flags at half-staff at their discretion for the same time period.