She said yes! Former marine and police officer proposes to Columbus firefighter during St. Patrick’s Day parade

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Love was in the air on St. Patrick’s Day for a Columbus firefighter and a police officer.

Phil Chaney is a police officer and former Marine.

Chaney thought the St. Patrick’s Day parade might be a good place to pop the question.

Christie Allen is a 13 year veteran of the Columbus fire department and works as a medic.

She was marching in the parade with her son.

Chaney dropped to one knee at Broad and High streets and asked for Allen’s hand in marriage.

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She accepted the proposal, and the parade resumed.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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