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September 2005
Fire Chief;Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p96
Trade Publication
Presents an interview of Ray Brooks, president of the Black Chief Officers Committee of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters, concerning his role in firefighting in the United States. Annual meetings of the committee; Prospect for the committee; Changes in fire service.


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