Never Give Up

July 2006
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p96
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with Chief Alan Branacini of the Phoenix Fire Department in Arizona. He is best known in the service for his focus on the individuals who make up the communities served by the firefighters. The most significant thing that has happened for him is the continued improvement with the way Phoenix firefighters deal with customers.


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