New fire commissioner approved

July 23, 2008 4:05:52 PM PDT
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's pick for fire commissioner was approved Wednesday by the police and fire committee.John Brooks was named to the post in a shake-up last week that will send the current fire commissioner, Raymond Orozco, to the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

The committee also approved that move. The full council votes on both nominations at the end of the month.