NE Fire Chief Found Dead

Ralston (NE) Fire Chief Kyle Ienn was found dead in an apparent suicide this week.

Ralston police responded early on January 31 to reports of a body hanging off a bridge along the Keystone Trail in Omaha, according to a report from Nebraska Radio Network (http://bit.ly/x55c2X). The body was identified as longtime Ralston Chief Kyle Ienn.

A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday. More details are available: http://bit.ly/Ar6oXY

Suicide and related topics such as depression are difficult subjects for the fire service. For more reading on these topics, please consider Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance: It Is OK To Ask For Help and Free Firefighter Training: When to Seek Therapy. Also consider Paul Combs’s artistic rendering of this troubling topic HERE.