The City of Winthrop got a new fire chief this month. Lonnie Bacon is the new Winthrop fire chief after Mike Trebesch stepped down from the position. Trebesch served as fire chief for 8 years. He will now serve as the second assistant chief. Jerry Fritz remains the First Assistant Winthrop Fire Chief. The Winthrop Fire Department has a total of 25 firefighters on it’s roster.