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History Made Today As 9 Women Are Sworn In To FDNY Probationary Firefighter School


This morning history was made in the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), the largest and most elite fire department in the world, when 9 women were sworn in to the fire academy along with 311 men. Nine is the largest number of women to be sworn into an FDNY firefighter class in almost 31 years since the landmark class of September 1982, which included the first 40 women ever to be admitted to the New York City Fire Department.

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