FedEx Employee Matt Uhrin Stops Flag Burning in Iowa

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A FedEx employee is being credit with salvaging an American flag from being burned after protesters set it on fire on the Iowa City pedestrian mall Thursday, resulting in a heated exchange among bystanders. An Iowa City Press-Citizen photographer captured the incident, which shows Matt Uhrin in a FedEx uniform rushing to put out the blaze with a fire extinguisher. He then takes the flag from the protesters. 2 of these protesters have been charged under Louisiana’s burning ordinance law.

FedEx’s Mr. Extinguish