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Published: 1/30/2014 - Updated: 7 months ago


Last Alarm Service

Photos of the Last Alarm service for Toledo firefighters Stephen Machcinski and James Dickman, who were killed in the line of duty on Sunday. The ceremony is held at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

Toledo Fire Chief Luis Santiago salutes the casket of firefighter James Dickman during the Last Alarm funeral service. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Fred Kartune, with the The Cleveland Firefighters Memorial Pipes and Drums, waits with his drum with other national members of ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marcus Sautter, right, with the Sylvania Township Fire Department, watches as members of pipes and drum corps make their way ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roger Kerner, with The Toledo Firefighters Pipes and Drums, is reflected in the mirror at the Park Inn while waiting ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lieutenant Mike Elston, with the Virginia Highlands Pipes and Drums, left, gets help putting on his uniform by Mike Sansone,...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ralph Bates, left, and Kem Murray, right, with The Orange County Fire Authority Pipes & Drums, get ready to play ...
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The casket of Toledo firefighter Stephen A. Machcinski is carried into the SeaGate Convention Centre. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Firefighters and their families fill the lobby of the SeaGate Convention Center in Toledo before the doors open for the ...
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Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins and his wife Sandra Drabik pause in front of  the casket of Stephen Machcinski. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lieutenant/Paramedic George Simko, right, with the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department, and retired Toledo Fire Lt. Kevin Goolsby embrace outside ...
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Retired Toledo Fire Battalion Chief Bill Sulewski, left, shakes hands with Andy Ruiz, who holds a sign with condolences. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sherry Ruiz, left, and her son Pete Ruiz, both of Toledo, hold signs outside the Seagate Convention Centre as mourners ...
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Springfield Fire Captain Mike Kokocinski directs traffic outside of the Seagate Convention Centre. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Retired Toledo Fire Chief Mike Wolever, right, speaks with Beth Metzger, wife of Redondo Beach Fire Chief Robert Metzger, who ...
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The Seagate Convention Centre led light honors. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Seagate Convention Centre led light honors.
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The honor guard is changed during the Last Alarm funeral service. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, holds an Ohio flag while sitting on the lap of her ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James Dickman, holds an American and Ohio flags while sitting on the lap ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jeffrey Leming, Chief Deputy, State Fire Marshal, presents and American Flag to Paige Dickman, 3, daughter of Toledo firefighter James ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur, left, and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown present the American flag to the family of ...
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