Trailblazers: Women in Fire

June 14, 2022 9:54 pm

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Female fire professionals are blazing new career trails while harnessing the power of fire to restore forests. Women comprise a mere 10 percent of the national wildland fire workforce. The annual Women-in-Fire Training Exchange (WTREX), most recently held this spring in Virginia, is helping to expand career and leadership opportunities.

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