Gov. Kelly directs flags be flown at half-staff at all state grounds, buildings, and facilities on June 29, 2022, in honor of Linn County volunteer firefighter Joshua Haynes

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the statement, Linn County volunteer firefighter Joshua Haynes of Rural District 1 Fire Department reportedly suffered fatal injuries while battling a fire in Pleasanton, Kansas.

Joshua Haynes will be interred during services held on June 29, 2022.

Gov. Kelly reportedly said:

“I am directing flags statewide be flown at half-staff to honor Joshua Haynes, a volunteer firefighter from Linn County.

My deepest condolences are with Joshua’s loved ones and the Linn County community during their time of loss.

His bravery and service to our state will never be forgotten.”

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.