Mayday reportedly call while crews battled an apartment fire
Toledo firefighters rush a fellow firefighter down the stairs of a six unit apartment building at 528 Magnolia in Toledo, Ohio on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Two firefighters battling the blaze at the apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed, city officials said. The firefighters were attacking the blaze around 3:30 p.m. in a six-unit apartment building on Magnolia Street near the Huron Market when they became disoriented, a battalion chief told WTOL-TV. (AP Photo/The Blade, Jetta Fraser)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters battling a blaze at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed on Sunday, city officials said.
Firefighters Stephen Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman, 31, were killed while fighting the fire in the six-unit building, Toledo Fire Department Chief Luis Santiago said at a news conference Sunday night.