Half Staff Flag Alert | Illinois | January 9-10, 2023

Announced that Chief Larry Peasley passed away on Wednesday. According to According to Firehouse, The Chief had been with the department for over 40 years.

The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: Firefighter Chief Larry Peasley of the Maroa Countryside Fire Protection District. Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings.