When Carol Brown joined the Boulder Fire Department in 1991, she was one of roughly a dozen female firefighters. Today a shift battalion chief, Brown is one of seven.

Though Boulder was among the earliest to admit females to its force — the first two women were hired in 1978, according to Brown — the number of women in the city’s firefighting force has fallen over the years as older employees have retired.
– PUB DATE: 1/6/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: The Boulder Beat
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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