La Crosse Fire Chief Jeff Schott in the WIZM studio Thursday for La Crosse Talk PM.
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He’s six months into the job, but 22 years with the department. As the Chief, he did not drive the giant ladder truck to the studio, but he did say he can take it out now whenever he wants.
We got a little bio from Schott and also discussed what involves becoming a firefighter, the city’s future plans for new fire stations and if the department gets a lot of “cats in tree” calls, as the police department is about to take animal control responsibility in the city.