Firefighter Frank Ryan, 41, has been in the hospital since Aug. 30, after he collapsed while crews were starting to extinguish a church fire, according to the Mercury News.
Brought to the hospital in critical condition, Firefighter Ryan was always surrounded by fellow firefighters, who took shifts visiting the ICU waiting room.
Up until Firefighter Ryan's release, at least 20 firefighters were rotating in and out of the waiting room at a given time. Off-duty firefighters even slept on cots.
Firefighters also raised funds to fly Firefighter Ryan's five siblings to San Jose to be with him.
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Jack BranchFriday, September 21, 2012 3:08:27 PMFrank , hang in there buddy, Ihad 3 way open heart sugery in march 2008, and was in hospital, and rehab till septrmber so Iknow what going on with yoiu Afreind in Bristol, Tenn. I'm on facebook all the time I go by Skipchaser shout at me when you feel up to it.my church, and my self are in prayer for you take care and get better soon.