His wife, Gladys; sons Raymond (19), Richard (17), James Edward II, Michael (18 months); and daughter Helen Joan (14.
Former Fire Chief Gammans suffered severe damage to his lungs and bronchial tubes while "forcing his way through flame in a rescue attempt in a blazing house in South Locke Street." He died from complications of those injuries several months later.
There is 1 photo for Firefighter Raymond E. Gammans.
There is 1 tribute for Firefighter Raymond E. Gammans.
The former fire chief died July
30, 1941, after suffering severely.'
sheared bronchial tubes and dam:!
age to his right lung after he went'
into a burning home on South'
Locke Street to retrieve a person,
inside the home. Gammans died;
several months later from his,