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    Default In Memory of Michael Salyer, Oil Springs VFD

    Asst. Chief Michael "Caveman" Salyer of Oil Springs (KY) Fire & Rescue passed away early this morning after a very long and very brave battle with scleroderma. Caveman was at UK Hospital waiting on a double lung transplant, which represented his best hope for survival.

    He is survived by his wife, Tracy, son Tristan and daughter Lauryn. Arrangements are pending.

    I have known Caveman for many years and through mutual aid have fought many fires alongside him. He was a dedicated husband, dad, and firefighter, and a rock solid man. His is a great loss to his family, department, and community.

    Rest in peace, old buddy.
    "Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.Ē
    --General James Mattis, USMC

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    ‎"I was always taught..." Four words impacting fire service education in the most negative of ways. -Bill Carey

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    Sounds like a great man - just remember , his teachings and actions live on.

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