New Chicago fireboat honors fallen firefighter

The fireboat is called the Christopher Wheatley for the 31-year-old Chicago firefighter who died Aug. 9 in the line of duty

By Sharon Hill
The Windsor Star

WHEATLEY, Canada — At 90 feet long and 300 tons, the $8.5 million Chicago fireboat is the biggest thing to come out of Wheatley harbor in years.

"It's an impressive boat," Windsor's J.P. Cormier of Chapman Signs said last week as he finished the Chicago Fire Department lettering on the sides of the red fireboat.

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