FedEx Supports Employee That Stopped An American Flag Burning While On Duty.
Matt Uhirn, a driver with FedEx no longer has to be in fear of losing his job. Matt intervened on a group of protestors in Iowa from burning a United States flag. The video shows him taking one flag and then using his FedEx truck’s fire extinguisher to put out the flames form another burning flag.
Happening now: a confrontation on the ped mall as people burn an American flag as protest. pic.twitter.com/aPkMdls6oQ
— Stephen GruberMiller (@sgrubermiller) January 26, 2017
FedEx responded with a tweet letting people know they have no plans to terminate Matt.
We have reviewed the matter in Iowa City involving driver Matt Uhrin. He remains a FedEx employee & we have no plans to change his status.
— FedEx (@FedEx) January 28, 2017