Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family

by Gary R. Ryman
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
ISBN 0982256590
  • Author:
    Gary R. Ryman
  • Title:
    Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
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  • ISBN13:
    978-0982256596
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Having served over thirty years in fire departments across three states, Gary R. Ryman brings a unique perspective to the firefighting experience. The son and father of firefighters, Ryman ignites the fire, smoke, blood and fear spanning three generations of the "family business." He recounts his early days in upstate New York learning from his father, the department fire chief. He describes the blazes he battled with a career and volunteer crew in the crowded suburbs of Washington, D.C. He examines the mentoring relationship established with his son as they respond to the calls of a volunteer department in rural Pennsylvania. Overall, Ryman shares both the personal and professional turning points that define a firefighting career.

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