Capt. Alan Lott of Idyllwild Fire Department in a November 2009 photo.
Photo by Marshall Smith

The Idyllwild Fire Department has announced the retirement of Capt. Alan Lott, who has served more than 25 years with the department. He started Dec. 1, 1989, according to Chief Patrick Reitz.

A celebration of his career and party in his honor will be at the Idyllwild Fire Station from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.

The public is invited and Reitz encourages people to stop and say “goodbye” to Lott.