Menomonie Fire Department Celebrates New Fire Chief and Retirements

Jon Fisher, Randy Wood, Chief Denny Klass, Kyle Repaal, John Entorf

The Menomonie Fire Department has announced the promotion of Denny Klass from Battalion Chief to Fire Chief. Chief Klass has served the Fire Department for 26 years and has been the Battalion Chief of B Shift for the past 18 years. Chief Klass was joined by his wife, children, and parents for the official pinning ceremony.

Klass replaces previous Chief John Baus, who retired in December 2019. Chief Klass was officially sworn into office on August 1, 2020.

The Fire Department was also able to hold the formal retirement ceremony that was delayed due to COVID-19 for MPO Jon Fisher, BC John Entorf, MPO Kyle Repaal, and MPO Randy Wood. These four men have a combined 98 years of dedication to the Department.

Information taken from Menomonie Fire Department Facebook page.