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Leslie “Les” W. Fryman

Firefighter Fryman was a passenger in a tanker (tender) responding to a mutual aid structure fire. Fire was reported in a garage attached to a house.

During the response, Firefighter Fryman became unresponsive. Firefighters and emergency medical responders treated Firefighter Fryman and transported him to a local hospital.

Firefighter Fryman was subsequently transferred to another hospital where he succumbed to his injury on January 21, 2015. The nature and cause of his fatal injury is unknown but presumed to be cardiovascular-related.

Incident Location: Vicinity of Brandon, WI (U.S. National Grid: 16T CP 56 43)

Department Information

Rosendale Volunteer Fire Department
301 E. Division ST
U.S. National Grid: 16T CP 6577 5195
Rosendale, Wisconsin 54974

Chief: Dave McCoy

Leslie “Les” W. Fryman was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 58 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Jan 14, 2015 12:30
Date of Death: Jan 21, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Cerebrovascular Accident 
Activity Type: Responding 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: Responding 
Fixed Property Use: Residential