Changing Faces of Wildland Firefighters

More and more women are joining the ranks



KGUN9 – These are the men and woman who put themselves in harm’s way.

They hike into the wilderness to fight fires as a team.

For years, those teams have been predominantly male, but more and more women are finding a spot on these crews.


Check Also

Wind a Risk as California Fires Keep Tens of Thousands Away

Forecasts call for Santa Ana winds to keep blowing over much of ...