Woodmen of the World present flag to Lee Co. firefighters

Woodmen of the World present flag to Lee Co. firefighters
Chief James Howell
Chief James Howell
Bill Sharpe
Bill Sharpe

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Members from the South Georgia Woodmen of the World presented Lee County firefighters with a new flag and flagpole for their station on US Highway 82 Friday.

The new additions will replace a temporary pole which firefighters said didn't work when they needed to fly flags at half-staff.

"When those events happened, we said we would never forget," said Fire Chief James Howell. "We try to stay true to that to honor their memory that we will never forget."

Woodmen of the World presented 500 flagpoles and flags to fire departments around the nation on the same day.

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