Commonwealth Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Warren County in Honor of Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department Chief
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro on Friday ordered all Commonwealth flags to fly at half-staff in honor of a fire chief in Warren County who died in the line of duty.
Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department chief Timothy "TJ" Johnson passed away early Tuesday morning at the hospital after an unexpected medical emergency. It happened shortly after responding to an EMS call on Monday.
The funeral procession will leave Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home near East St. and 3rd Ave. in Warren at 9:30 a.m. and head to Pleasant Social Hall. A viewing will start at 10 a.m. and continue until the 11 a.m. funeral.
Following the funeral service, the last alarm will be struck for Chief Johnson.
Johnson was born in Warren and has been a member of the fire department for the past 37 years.
He was 56 years old.
The procession will begin at the intersection of East St & 3rd Ave. From there it will continue down 3rd Ave to Pennsylvania Ave. The procession will continue down Pennsylvania Ave and turn on to Ludlow St. From Ludlow St. the procession shall continue up the on ramp to Route 6 East. The procession will continue to the Main Ave off ramp. Upon exiting the procession will turn right on to Main Ave and continue to Pleasant Dr. At Pleasant Drive the procession shall turn right heading towards the Pleasant Vol. Fire Department. Engine 734 will make a brief stop on the roadway in front of the Pleasant Vol. Fire Department before proceeding up McKinley Ave. Engine 734, Chief Johnson’s truck, Hearse and remaining Pleasant Apparatus will turn on the Arch St and park in front of the social hall. The remaining apparatus will be placed in the school parking lot on McKinley Ave or one of the designated churches.