By Jesse Sarles

YUMA, Colo. (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff across Colorado on Tuesday after the death of a firefighter on Colorado’s Eastern Plains. Capt. Darcy Stallings, 34, died on Thursday while responding to a fire call in Yuma.

He worked for the Yuma Volunteer Fire Department and was in his personal vehicle when it crashed and he was killed.

Stallings’ vehicle rear-ended a slow-moving semi. No one on the semitrailer was hurt.

The City of Yuma said Stallings was a member of the fire department for nine years.

A funeral for Stallings will be held on Tuesday in Yuma at the Yuma County Fairgrounds.

Jesse Sarles