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Women ‘under-represented’ in Wales firefighter workforce

Image caption Karen Bradley says it is “amazing” when young girls see women in the fire service Women are still under-represented in the firefighter workforce, figures have shown. Despite major recruitment drives to encourage more women into operational roles, they still make up just 5% of firefighter staff. But rates …

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Female firefighters getting the job done in Lyman

LYMAN – A small rural fire department is breaking gender norms. Goodwins Mills Fire Department serves the towns of Dayton and Lyman, with populations just under 2,000 and 4,400, respectively. The fire department is 33 percent female, said Chief Roger Hooper, with 50 percent of the full-time employees women and …

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Naked and in Love: ‘9-1-1’ Watch, Week 7

This week’s episode of 9-1-1 was called “Buck, Actually,” which is important for two reasons. One, it meant we were getting an hour focused on the show’s best character: Buck (Oliver Stark), the firefighter and reformed sex addict who’s finally beginning to accept that emergency dispatcher Abby (Connie Britton) probably …

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