Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen MN Firefighter
BLOMKEST -- Flags are flying at half-staff in Minnesota Friday in honor and remembrance of a firefighter who died when severe storms hit Kandiyohi County.
Blomkest firefighter Ryan Erickson died when a large grain bin was blown over and fell on him last Thursday night.
Sixty-three-year-old Erickson was preparing to leave his farm near Lake Lillian and monitor the severe thunderstorms.
The order from Governor Walz says,
" Ryan Leif Erickson was a dedicated firefighter and previous fire chief who was respected by his family, friends, and colleagues.”
The funeral for Erickson is at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Refuge Church in Willmar.
This story is courtesy of the Minnesota News Network