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Toledo Fire Chief Luis Santiago salutes the casket of firefighter James Dickman during the Last Alarm funeral service.

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Fred Kartune, with the The Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums, waits with his drum with other national members of the Pipes and Drum Corps before playing at the Last Alarm service for firefighters Stephen Machcinski and James Dickman,who were killed in the line of duty on Sunday.

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Marcus Sautter, right, with the Sylvania Township Fire Department, watches as members of pipes and drum corps make their way to the SeaGate Convention Centre.

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Roger Kerner, with The Toledo Firefighters Pipes and Drums, is reflected in the mirror at the Park Inn while waiting with other national members of the Pipes and Drum Corps.

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Lieutenant Mike Elston, with the Virginia Highlands Pipes and Drums, left, gets help putting on his uniform by Mike Sansone, Asst. Chief Engineer at New City Fire Department, right, with the The Rockland County Firefighters Pipes and Drums.

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Ralph Bates, left, and Kem Murray, right, with The Orange County Fire Authority Pipes & Drums, get ready to play at the Last Alarm service.

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The casket of Toledo firefighter Stephen A. Machcinski is carried into the SeaGate Convention Centre.

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Mayor D. Michael Collins prays before the coffin of James Dickman.

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Firefighters and their families fill the lobby of the SeaGate Convention Center in Toledo before the doors open for the Last Alarm funeral service.

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Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins and his wife Sandra Drabik pause in front of the casket of Stephen Machcinski.

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The casket of Toledo firefighter Stephen A. Machcinski is carried into the SeaGate Convention Centre.

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Toledo firefighters pause before the casket of firefighter James Dickman.

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Chief Robert Metzger of the Redondo Beach, Calif., Fire Department salutes the casket of James Dickman.

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Chief Robert Metzger of the Redondo Beach, Calif., Fire Department salutes the casket of James Dickman.

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The Last Alarm and medals for Stephen Machcinski.

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Tributes for firefighters James Dickman, left, and Stephen Machcinski stand beneath the stage.

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Lieutenant/Paramedic George Simko, right, with the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department, and retired Toledo Fire Lt. Kevin Goolsby embrace outside of the Seagate Convention Centre.

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Retired Toledo Fire Battalion Chief Bill Sulewski, left, shakes hands with Andy Ruiz, who holds a sign with condolences.

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Sherry Ruiz, left, and her son Pete Ruiz, both of Toledo, hold signs outside the Seagate Convention Centre as mourners file past them.

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Springfield Fire Captain Mike Kokocinski directs traffic outside of the Seagate Convention Centre.

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From left, Arianna Hudson, Sherry Ruiz, and Pete Ruiz hold signs outside as mourners file past them.

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Mourners wait in the lobby of the Seagate Convention Centre.

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Retired Toledo Fire Chief Mike Wolever, right, speaks with Beth Metzger, wife of Redondo Beach Fire Chief Robert Metzger, who was a former deputy chief in Toledo.

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The Seagate Convention Centre led light honors.

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The honor guard is changed during the Last Alarm funeral service.

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Members of the Dickman and Machcinski familes listen during the Last Alarm funeral service.

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Members of the Dickman and Machcinski familes listen during the Last Alarm funeral service.

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Bag pipers play during the Last Alarm funeral service.

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur present an American flag to the Machcinski family.

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Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, holds an Ohio flag while sitting on the lap of her mother Jamie, wife of Mr. Dickman.

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Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, holds an American and Ohio flags while sitting on the lap of her mother Jamie, wife of Mr. Dickman.

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Jeffrey Leming, Chief Deputy, State Fire Marshal, presents and American Flag to Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, and her mother Jamie Dickman.

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U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur, left, and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown present the American flag to the family of Toledo firefighter Stephen A. Machinski.

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Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, holds an American and Ohio flags while sitting on the lap of her mother Jamie, wife of Mr. Dickman.

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