History of Women in Firefighting

Women have not only been a part of, but have influenced firefighting for almost 200 years. After World War II most men were deployed for war, so women stepped up to take the lead in firefighting. A lot of women also volunteered their firefighting services, resulting in volunteer-run stations. Meet 4 of the pioneers in…

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4 Reasons Why Women Should Become Firefighters

It may seem like a man’s world, but women are making inroads into the firefighting profession. Women have been fighting fires for over 100 years and today there are more female firefighters on the job than ever before! There are many reasons why women should become firefighters — from having a fulfilling career where you…

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