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.