MADISON, Wis. (WFRV) — Gov. Evers ordered flags to half-staff Friday in honor of Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard.
“Kathy and I are saddened by this loss and our hearts are with Mitchell’s wife, his three sons, and the entire Appleton Fire Department, and the Fox River Valley community.
Mitchell dedicated his life and career to protecting the members of his community and leaves behind an honorable legacy of service to his department and his state and he will be missed.”
Firefighter Lundgaard was shot and died of his injuries while responding to a medical emergency call Wednesday.
Flags are to remain at half-staff until Lundgaard’s funeral.