Flame burns down after 40 years of firefighting
Since Paul "Pauly" Whiteside started working as a black helmet, or a "regular firefighter," said Fire Chief Scott Nelson, many things have changed. Now one more thing will; Whiteside has retired after 40 years and six months of service to the River Falls area.
"I just thought it was time for me to retire," he said. "It's a young man's game. Fire is dangerous"