Jay's Chicago

Black Fire Brigade

Clip: Season 2022 Episode 4 | 4m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

The Chicago Fire Department has long been overwhelmingly white. But that is changing, in part because of discrimination lawsuits and more recently with the help of the Black Fire Brigade. The Black Fire Brigade mentors and trains Black firefighters, paramedics and EMT's. Be careful though: the training scenarios they use are very realistic

Aired: 03/24/22

Rating: NR

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Jay's Chicago is a local public television program presented by WTTW.