Ben Eversmeyer honors firefighters who saved his life
by City of Muscatine
January 06, 2023

MUSCATINE, Iowa–At the Jan. 5 Muscatine city council meeting, Ben Eversmeyer honored Ambulance Operations Chief Gary Ronzheimer, Fire Captain Joe Timmsen, firefighter Mike E. Collins, and firefighter Josh Rudolph with Lifesaver Awards. On Jan. 2, 2022, Eversmeyer’s wife called the Muscatine Fire Department after seeing her husband collapse on the floor of their home and finding him unresponsive. She performed CPR for only a minute and a half before an ambulance arrived and firefighters successfully resuscitated him with this assistance of an automatic external defibulator.

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