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Toronto honours fallen firefighers


May 28, 2008
By John Riddell

May 28, 2008, Toronto - Toronto Fire Services on May 25 honoured 22 firefighters who died in the line of duty and added their names to the fallen firefighter memorial.

 

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                                               -Photo by John Riddell
Toronto Fire Services chief Bill Stewart (right) lays a
wreath in memory of firefighters whose deaths have
been recognized by as line-of-duty deaths.

Names of those who lost their lives in the line of duty since 1848 have had their names inscribed in the monument, which was erected in 2001.

The following names have been added to the monument: Capt. Jim Arnold, Capt. Donald Booth, Capt. John Chappelle, Capt. Charles Carolan, District Chief Thomas Clark, District Chief Stan Dutka, Capt. Vic Ebbs, acting Capt. Greg Fecteau, Capt. Roy Ireland, Capt. Raymond Jackson, District Chief Kenneth “Gary” Lang, acting Capt. Richard Mann, Harry Manderson, Capt. Ron Mathe, Capt. John Morrison, Bob Simpson, Bill Smith, Capt. Albert G.H Solman, John Barry Stephenson, William Walker, Capt. Brian Whitehead, Capt. Alan Gordon Wilson.