I am what would be considered a “late bloomer” in the fire service—why?
Because as a woman, it never occurred to me that this was an option for me......Part of what I want to help with is to empower those who may not have even thought that this was an option—be it military, law enforcement, or fire.
-Brooke Ames, Firefighter
Amy Bastman, LAFD Firefighter, discusses questions she often receives from women who want to join the field […]
Amy Bastman has been a Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighter/ Paramedic for over 10 years. She […]