State Rep. Michael Ashford (D-Toledo) today applauded the Ohio House for unanimously passing Senate Bill (SB) 134 this week. SB 134 includes his proposal to designate a portion of Interstate 75 in Lucas County as the “Toledo Firefighters J. Dickman and S. Machcinski Memorial Highway.”

“Renaming a portion of I-75 not only honors the duty, service and sacrifice of these fallen firefighters, but also recognizes all our first responders who risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe,” said Rep Ashford. “We thank them for their service and remain unwavering in our support of them and their families.”

SB 134 honors fallen Toledo Firefighters, James Dickman and Stephen Machcinski, who lost their lives in 2014 in the line of duty.

The bill now heads to Governor Kasich’s desk to be signed into law.

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