Lucas County Coroner releases cause of death of firefighters

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - The Lucas County Coroner has released the cause of death for two Toledo firefighters killed fighting a fire on Sunday.

According to a coroner's report, Privates Stephen Machcinski and James Dickman died of thermal burns and exposure to carbon monoxide. Dr. James Patrick released a statement Tuesday after completing autopsies on both men.

Machcinski, 42, and Dickman, 31, died of injuries sustained fighting a fire on Magnolia Street in north Toledo Sunday afternoon.

The community continues to mourn the deaths of Machcinski and Dickman.

A Toledo woman is organizing an effort to feed Toledo firefighters this week in the wake of the tragedy.

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