I Am a Female Firefighter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    Starting Out

    I'm 17 years old and just graduated high school. I'll be turning 18 over this summer and starting my fire science and EMT classes at my home town college this fall. I'm pretty new to the wold of firefighting but super exited to hopefully be joining an amazing tradition of not...
    LaceySlo LaceySlo
    1 Response May 28, 2013
    farmgirl16 farmgirl16
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Feb 25, 2016

    My Fire Engine Saved My Life -

    I've been a firefighter for almost 20 years in a decent sized urban city.  Over the years I have been on thousands of calls, dealt with a variety of life-saving situations AND been involved on the wrong side of a disagreement between service providers and the patients. ... in...
    Oneofthetwins Oneofthetwins
    Jul 27, 2011


    My love of firefighting began way back in US Navy boot camp, Great Lakes.  There is so much to write about.  Hopefully I can add more to this story later on.  I could write forever on my firefighting experiences and the love of what I do.  I began a...
    CowgirlUp1 CowgirlUp1
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 19, 2009
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