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WRGB: The Birth of a Station
 
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June 7, 1973 - Women firefighters grow in numbers

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1973, what was being called the sexual revolution was coming to area fire departments.

The amount of women firefighters was on the rise, and their help was greatly needed.

73 was also the year of the first known female fire chief... That was in Oregon.June 7, 1973 - Women firefighters grow in numbers


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