Flags Lowered For Fallen Firefighter

Posted at 12:10 PM, Oct 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-18 12:10:45-04

custer fire chiefLANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder ordered U.S. flags on all state buildings and within the state Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Fire Chief John Allison, of Custer.

Allison passed away Oct. 14 from complications of injuries suffered in the line of duty on Oct. 7. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, located at 121 Nelson Rd. in Ludington. Visitation will be from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at the church.

Those who wish to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the care of his family. Please visit John’s personal memory page at to sign his guestbook, or to leave a memory of John for his family.