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July 8, 2011
Toronto firefighter death-in-line-of-duty funeral tomorrow
  
A 13-year battle with work-related cancer claimed the life of Toronto firefighter James Alton (Jamie) MacLean on July 5. Toronto Fire Services and the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association have arranged a full honours fire department funeral.

Date: Saturday, July 9
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge St., Richmond Hill (fourth traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive)

MacLean, who was 48, last worked at Toronto Fire Station 332. His death brings the total to 223 firefighters since 1848 who have died in the line of duty while protecting lives, property and the environment in Toronto.

Additional information is available via the Visitor's website option at http://www.torontofirefighters.org/OSS/indexm.php?page=images/home/homem.htm.

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