The firefighters in the Arlington Fire District of Poughkeepsie, New York have been ordered to remove the American flags from their trucks. The order came from the Arlington Fire Commissioners Board on Monday morning. The flags were promptly taken down on Tuesday. The Commissioners Board says the flags are a “liability” not only for them but for “others.”
Apparently, a rash of online debates has caused fire commissioners in New York to order the removal of the American flag from their fire trucks. The order was given on Monday by the Arlington Fire District in Poughkeepsie, New York. The flags came down on Tuesday following the order.
The excuse that the Arlington Fire Commissioners Board Chairman Jim Beretta is using is that the board saw the flags as a “liability during normal operations for our people and other motorists.”
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