SMNTY Sources: Firefighting Women

BY Cristen Conger / POSTED January 15, 2014
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Since the 1800s, women in the United States have been fighting fires as volunteers, but women’s quests to pursue firefighting full-time have been about as easy as battling an inferno. In “Firefighting Women,” we celebrate the trailblazing women who broke gender barriers at the fire department and also examine why so few women today have followed in their footsteps.

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