Tulsa Fire Department Hosts Camp for Young Women

The Tulsa Fire Department is hosting a fire day camp today for young women between 15-20 years old.

"The camp is a hands on program to introduce young women to advantages and challenges of a career in firefighting," said Stan May with TFD.

Camp instructors will be female and will be able to answer questions young women with an interest in a firefighting career might have.

Participants will do the following:

-a physical agility course

-use firefighting bunker gear

-use a self-contained breathing apparatus

-use ladders, hoses and firefighting tools

-participate in CPR and EMS drills

-tour Station 4

The camp will be held at the Tulsa Fire Department Training Academy at 1760 New Block Park Drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.