On Monday his attorney sent out a letter to the county commissioners saying Christoffel will be retiring as of October 1st of 2006. The letter did not state a reason why Christoffel will be leaving the department.
The Fairplay Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) is calling foul play on Fairplay. Community members say they saw a group fund-raising at a local tractor-pull with banners saying all funds go to the FVFD. The company says this was not them and they haven't received a penny.