Philadelphia Fire Department Battalion Chief Asa Grimes talks about his job


Few occupations are as iconic as a firefighter.  Ask any five-year-old what they want to be when they grow up, and chances are, “firefighter” will be near the top of the list.

 But besides zooming past on firetrucks, what do they do all week?  Battalion Chief Asa Grimes of the Philadelphia Fire Department tells us all about it.


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