Former Wis. fire chief found dead inside fire station

Chief Rodney Menne was discovered by a firefighter and plow driver who arrived early at the station for their shift


By FireRescue1 Staff

ELDORADO, Wis. — A former fire chief was found dead inside a fire station Tuesday morning. 

Former Eldorado Assistant Fire Chief Rodney “Tiny” Menne was discovered by a firefighter and plow driver who arrived early at the station for their shift, according to the Fond du Lac Reporter.

Officials said Menne’s death is not suspicious; his cause of death has not yet been determined. 

Menne served the department for 30 years. 

“We all knew him,” Sgt. Jeff Bonack, with the Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Office, said.

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