March 2004
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments related to various executives in emergency services. Gary Morris, Seattle fire chief resigned from his position in January because of some personal reasons. Morris was appointed Seattle fire chief in July 2001 after serving as assistant fire chief in Phoenix. The Federal Communications Commission has named two 911 experts from the National Emergency Number Association to a 15 member state and local government advisory panel to help address homeland security and rural telecom issues.


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