Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation today to order flags at the State House in Trenton be flown at half-staff to honor the memory of Jersey City Fire Captain Gregory Barnas who died in the line of duty.

 

A National Park Service employee lowers flags to half-staff after President Barack Obama ordered the action while speaking on the CT shootings. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The flags will be flown at half-staff from today until next Wednesday in honor of Barnas who died after he fell from a roof in Wallington where he was a volunteer firefighter.