James Dean Garrison is the first Black firefighter to reach the rank of captain in the Perth Amboy Fire Department. A career in firefighting wasn’t just a call to help others in the Garrison family; it’s a legacy that was passed from father to son. Garrison’s late father also served with the department. Correspondent Raven Santana has the story.
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