Fallen Comstock Twp. fire chief honored at national memorial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The name of a West Michigan firefighter who was killed in the line of duty has been added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Comstock Township Fire Chief Ed Switalskiwas remembered Sunday during the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

He was among 80 firefighters nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2017, all of whom were named during the service. Three other Michigan firefighters were also listed: Kevin Ramsey from the Detroit Fire Department, Terry Raymond of the Summerfield Township Volunteer Fire Department and Ron Savage of the Milford Fire Department.

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