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Danbury firefighters help vets restring flagpole

May 17, 2019

DANBURY — When two veterans walked into fire headquarters looking for help restringing a flagpole Friday, firefighters quickly accepted the challenge.

The on-duty crew followed Korean War veterans Ken Post and Jim Ryan to the flagpole on Buttonball Drive.

Truck 1 set up their aerial ladder while Engine 23 prepped the halyard for installation.

The flagpole restringing concluded with a flag-raising ceremony.