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Toledo firefighters heading to Boston for memorial

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Claudine Lewis, of Boston, places flowers on a makeshift memorial in front of the fire station of fallen firefighters Lt. Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy (AP Photo) Claudine Lewis, of Boston, places flowers on a makeshift memorial in front of the fire station of fallen firefighters Lt. Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy (AP Photo)

More than a half dozen Toledo firefighters will head to Boston to pay final respects to the two fallen fighters killed this week in Boston. The department now shares an unfortunate bond with their brothers and sisters in Boston.

Boston firefighters Michael Kennedy and Lieutenant Eddie Walsh lost their lives on Wednesday, March 26, while battling a nine-alarm fire.

Kennedy was just 33 years old. Lieutenant Walsh, 43, was a husband and father of three.

The tragedy happened on the same date Toledo paused to remember Jamie Dickman and Stephen Machinski, both killed in the line of duty January 26.

More than a half dozen Toledo firefighters will make the trip to Boston once the memorial services are finalized.

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