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Bellingham Fire faces diversity challenges

Recent hires suggest progress but more needs to be done, chief says

Bellingham Fire Department vehicles drive down Broadway Street on July 26. The department has had modest success recruiting women and people of color
Bellingham Fire Department vehicles drive down Broadway Street on July 26. The department has had modest success recruiting women and people of color (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
The debate this summer about the emergency medical services levy headed for the November ballot went

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