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Original flag restored, returned to fire dept.
The silk flag flew over the original Monroe Fire Station around 1896
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The Monroe Questers group disbanded this year, but took on their final project of the restoration of the flag that once flew over the original Monroe Fire Department. To celebrate, many showed up to see the display. In back, from left, are Monroe firefighters Joel Faith, Jeff Kundert, Mayor Louis Armstrong, Tom Burkhalter and Scott Blumer. In front, from left, are Jesi Klarer, Jared VanDellen and son Aiden, Chuck Montgomery, Nick Bartels and daughter Maren.
MONROE — The Monroe Questers held a ceremony Nov. 20 at Fire Station #2 to return a rare silk flag from around 1896 that once flew over the original Monroe Fire Station.