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October 21, 2016
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Firefighting: a family affair

Ron Thiele is flanked by his sons, R.J., left and Dillon, right, both of whom completed the training.

What does it mean to Steimle to see all of her children follow her lead? “I have watched my sons grow both as individuals and together by being part of our fire and EMS service,” she said. “To be able, as a mother, to be part of something that has become a cornerstone of their adult lives fills me with an intense pride that burns hotter than any fire.”