UTMC honors Toledo firefighters killed in fire

TOLEDO - Two Toledo Firefighters killed earlier this year in the line of duty were honored at the University of Toledo Medical Center Wednesday.

Plaques honoring Private James Dickman and Private Stephen Machcinski were added to the UTMC Emergency Medicine Wall of Honor.

They were killed in a north Toledo fire on January 26. Toledo Fire Chief Luis Santiago said not only did both men save lives fighting fires, but also during medical emergencies.

A north Toledo property owners has been charged with aggravated murder and arson in the deaths of the firefighters. 61-year-old Ray Abou-Arab is due in court Thursday, May 1.