It won’t be long before Rawlins adds a new name and face to their fire department. Starting in January 2021, Blain Schumacher will join the Rawlins Fire Department as its new fire chief.

Schumacher’s resume is extensive, having served in nearly every firefighting position imaginable. After graduating from high school in Wisconsin, Schumacher joined the U.S. Air Force as a firefighter. He spent seven years in active duty, after which he took a civilian firefighting job in Florida. He spent the next 25 years enjoying an illustrious career as a civilian fire fighter.

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