Honoring Harold B. Hairston: Philadelphia’s First African American Fire Commissioner

Honoring Harold B. Hairston: Philadelphia’s First African American Fire Commissioner Fireman’s Hall Museum hosted a special program on February 27, 2017, honoring former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Harold Hairston.  Commissioner Hairston who died last fall served as the first African American Fire Commissioner for the PFD from 1992 – 2004. Above: BC Harold Hairston on left … Continue reading Honoring Harold B. Hairston: Philadelphia’s First African American Fire Commissioner