They flew for years – their stars and stripes soaked, sun-baked and frozen countless times outside homes on tree-lined streets, high above car dealerships and at government offices.

The roughly 25,000 tattered and faded U.S. flags – turned in to the American Legion by owners unsure of how to properly dispose of them – lay packed on wooden pallets, soaked in diesel fuel and covered by a mammoth 50-foot flag on a rural Louisville farm.
– PUB DATE: 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: USA Today
Source: SEAFC Ky Fire News

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