Anniversary memorials for firefighter deaths planned for Jan. 26Written by Staff Reports | | firstname.lastname@example.org
In memory of the one year anniversary of the line of duty deaths of Toledo Fire Department Pvt. Stephen Machcinski and Private James Dickman, the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department will hold two ceremonies on Jan. 26.
A public ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. at Toledo City Council chambers in One Government Center.
A private ceremony for family and fire service personnel only will be held at 3 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Historic Church.
TFD also asks the community to observe a moment of silence at 3:03 p.m. Jan. 26, the time of the first May Day transmission from the fire.
Machcinski, 42, and Dickman, 31, died Jan. 26, 2014, from injuries sustained while fighting a fire at a six-unit apartment fire at 528 Magnolia St.