On this "Women on the Watch" we are with a probationary firefighter and the rest of her crew as they gather at the training tower at the Division of Training for training in high rise fires. These drills include ladder raising the World Famous all-wood Sixty-Foot Ladders that take Six People safely lift. They then run some hose drills in the tower. In the afternoon they meet up with their Battalion at the Treasure Island Training Ground and Academy for more training, some with Live Fire.
More San Francisco Fire Dept.
Established in 1866, the San Francisco Fire Department is rich in tradition and history. From the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 to the Loma Prieta Earthquake of 1989, the Department has grown to meet the many challenges along the way. This department serves an estimated 1.5 million people, providing fire suppression and emergency medical services to the residents, visitors and workers within San Francisco's 49 square miles. www.sf-fire.org
San Diego Fire serves the community of San Diego by providing the highest level of emergency/rescue services, hazard prevention and safety education ensuring the protection of life, property and the environment. www.SanDiegoFire.org
Established in 1877, the Fresno Fire Department is one of the oldest departments in the United States, rich in history and tradition. Today, the department strives to be an innovative and progressive organization in order to meet the changing demands of the city and the fire districts, which the department provides service to. www.FresnoFire.gov
The Calaveras Consolidated Fire Protection District (Cal-Co Fire) was formed on July 1, 2013 through a Joint Power Agreement between Jenny Lind and Foothill Fire Protection Districts. Cal-Co Fire covers roughly a 163 square mile area in the western portion of Calaveras County. www.CalCo.org
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