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11-18-11 -- Original story posted on http://www.wickedlocal.com/roslindale/features/x918438119/New-Boston-Fire-Department-chief-appointed#ixzz1e4YUTt8o Commissioner Roderick J. Fraser, Jr. announced yesterday that he has appointed Steve E. Abraira as the Boston Fire Department’s chief. Chief Abraira was selected after a nationwide recruitment which attracted over 50 applicants from across … Read More >
05-18-11 -- (By Andrew Ryan) For the first time, the Boston Fire Department has won state approval to hire 15 Spanish-speakers in its next class of 50 firefighters, allowing administrators to move applicants with language skills to the top of the civil … Read More >
08-22-10 -- (Boston Globe) The biggest problem leading to the re-segregation of the Boston Fire Department is a lack of commitment of the city’s political leadership (“City firehouses still stuck in a racial divide,’’ Page A1, Aug. 1). Read the article…