Nationwide, 4% of firefighters are female, that's according to the Department of Labor. Here in Colorado female firefighters are working to bring other women onto the job. I sat down with Lieutenant Kristyn Gothard to hear her story of leadership and how she made history with Denver Fire.
If you're interested in learning more about Lieutenant Gothard and her story, she has generously provided her contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for more information on how to become a firefighter with the city of Denver.
Camp Ember is also working to introduce young women to firefighting with a summer camp. They've closed applications for this year, but you can always check out information for next year.