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Rep. McDonald statement re: passing of South Haven fire and rescue member Allen Fischer

Monday, January 31, 2022


ST. PAUL – State Rep. Joe McDonald, R-Delano, issued the following statement in response to a declaration that all United States and Minnesota flags will be flown at half-staff at all state buildings in Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset today, in honor and remembrance of South Haven Fire and Rescue Department member Allen Fischer, who died on Jan. 10 due to complications from a medical condition obtained during his 42 years of frontline service.

“I offer my deepest sympathies to the Allen Fischer's family, friends and co-workers who are mourning his passing,” McDonald said. “We are forever indebted to Allen for the sacrifices he made during more than four decades serving people in the South Haven area. I thank Allen for his service and pray those closest to him find peace in their hearts as he is honored with this statewide tribute to a deserving local hero.”


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