Detroit fire boat named in honor of fallen firefighter Sivad Johnson
DETROIT – A new Detroit fire boat was named on Friday in honor of fallen Detroit firefighter Sivad Johnson. Johnson died on Aug. 21 after going into the Detroit River, near Belle Isle, to save young children from drowning in the river. READ: Memorial service honors Detroit Fire Department sergeant who drowned while rescuing childrenLocal 4 spoke with Johnson’s brother, Jamal Johnson, and father, Bill Johnson, who were also Detroit firefighters. The two are now helping raise Sivad Johnson’s two daughters. Detroit firefighters are selling t-shirts to help the Johnson’s raise money to support the family.