Storm Lake Fire Chief Almost a Year into Job ; Volunteer Fire Fighters Still Needed

Storm Lake Fire Chief Glen Schlesser has been on the job for nearly one year.

Schlesser took over as fire chief at the end of last November following the retirement of Mike Jones…(audio clip below :08 )

Schlesser came to Storm Lake from suburban Chicago. He says the Storm Lake Fire Department is still seeking to add more volunteer fire fighters…(audio clip below :05 )

Volunteer fire fighters must be at least 18 years old. Applications are available at the fire station Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Call Storm Lake Public Safety at 732-8010 with any questions.

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for the Storm Lake area tomorrow (Wed) from noon to 7pm due to high wind activity and low relative humidity in the forecast. Any fires that develop tomorrow will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.