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Black Fire Brigade Offers Free Training for First Responders

Clip: 02/27/2020 | 5m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

The Chicago Fire Department has long been overwhelmingly white. But that’s changing, in part due to discrimination lawsuits and, more recently, with the help of the Black Fire Brigade, which mentors and trains young firefighters, paramedics and EMTs. Jay Shefsky has this story.

Aired: 02/27/20

Rating: NR

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