TFD to graduate firefighter class Friday, honor fallen brother

47 fire recruits will graduate Friday.
47 fire recruits will graduate Friday.

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - Toledo's 2013 fire class will honor their fallen brother, James Dickman, at their graduation ceremony Friday.

Dickman was a member of the class, but died in the line of duty along with fellow firefighter Steven Machcinski on January 26.

The department will graduate 47 recruits on Friday. Following the ceremony, the new firefighters will begin rotations at stations throughout the city.

The graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at the Doermann Theatre at the University of Toledo.

Copyright 2014 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.