Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Passing of Central Conejos County Firefighter & Fire Board Member Harold Joe Cordova

Governor Jared Polis today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, May 6, 2022, in honor of longtime Conejos County Fire Board member and the longest-serving firefighter with the Central Conejos County Fire Protection District, Harold Joe Cordova. Harold Joe Cordova was 83 years old and is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren. 

Mr. Cordova died Sunday, May 1, 2022, after helping fight a fire in Manassa, CO, which was ruled a line of duty death. Firefighters and law enforcement escorted Mr. Cordova’s body from Conejos County to Alamosa, where Alamosa and Division of Fire Prevention and Control officers saluted his arrival. 

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos.