Documentary highlighting Arizona fire department’s 100-year history now available to watch

  • Source: KTAR-FM 92.3 Glendale
  • Published: 02/14/2024 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: A Valley fire department on Monday launched a documentary that invites viewers on a nostalgic journey, chronicling the evolution of its department from its humble beginnings to its current stature. The 45-minute documentary, “Flash Point: The History of Peoria Fire-Medical Department,” includes stories from current Fire Chief Gary Bernard and eight retired firefighters, who shared memories from their experience during the rise of the department. Throughout the video, the audience will hear about significant moments, including the origins of the volunteer program, changes in firefighting technology and mental health awareness. The film also features an interview from the city’s last original volunteer fire chief, Jim Kosier.


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