NEW ULM - Scott Windschitl and Gene Wiltscheck have retired from the New Ulm Fire Department effective Jan. 3.
Windschitl joined the department Aug. 5, 1995, after having served on the Lafayette Fire Department for 15 years. He has served NUFD as lieutenant of Truck 70 for four years, captain of Truck 70 for two years before taking the office of 1st Assistant Chief for 2008 through 2010. As 1st Assistant Chief he also served as the training officer.
Wiltscheck has been with NUFD since Aug. 4, 1997. He served as lieutenant of the Rescue Squad in 2008 and Rescue Squad Captain in 2009.