After 30 years with the city, Wisconsin Rapids Fire Chief Scott Young will retire this fall.
Young was born and raised in Madison, where is also obtained his associates degree in fire protection technology.
“I obtained required/numerous certifications while working on various departments. While employed at the WRFD I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Columbian Southern University,” Young recalled.
Young came to the city of Wisconsin Rapids after some time in the Crandon area.
“Shortly after graduating from MATC I met my wife who was a student at the UW, we were married in August of 1987. We decided we would relocate to the city of whoever received their first family supporting job offer/ opportunity,” Young explained.