APPOINTMENTS: Kenneth B. Ellerbe, Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray's choice as the District's next fire chief, answers questions Thursday as Mr. Gray and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier listen. (Associated Press)

APPOINTMENTS: Kenneth B. Ellerbe, Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray's choice as the District's next fire chief, answers questions Thursday as Mr. Gray and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier listen. (Associated Press)