Growing up the son of a police chief, a young Tim Thyer was constantly slipping off to the Iola police department to be by his dad?s side. Law enforcement was in his blood. Firefighting, not so much.
Even after 32 years of putting out fires and assisting in car wrecks, the Iola fire chief has no plans of stopping anytime soon.
?Growing up, I always wanted to be in law enforcement. I hung around the station as long as I could remember, but with dad being the chief, I couldn?t work there,? he said.