Waterloo Fire Rescue is announcing the retirement of Carl Reninger.

He will retire from Waterloo Fire Rescue on Feb. 2 after 29 years.

He was hired on May 16, 1989. He has served the department as a firefighter, paramedic, medical officer, lieutenant and is currently the captain on C shift.

In 2015 Carl was voted by his peers as Firefighter of the Year.

There will be an open house at Fire Headquarters, 425 E. Third St., on Feb. 2. Stop by between 3 and 6 p.m. for a reception honoring his career.