Beaver Dam PFC To Consider Hiring New Fire Chief

(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam may soon have a new fire chief. On the agenda for the regular monthly meeting of the city’s Police and Fire Commission on Tuesday is an item to (quote) “take action on the hiring of Michael Wesle as fire chief. Pending approval by the PFC, Wesle would succeed Alan Mannel, who retired in mid-April. Mannel’s retirement was not the only one this year as Deputy Chief Matt Christian retired six weeks after Mannel. While there is no formal interim fire chief in place currently, Captain Lee Smith has been overseeing operations. The Police and Fire Commission meets in the fire department’s training room at 5pm on Tuesday.