Fighting Fires, Challenging Norms: Meet the Women of Wildland Firefighting

In 2017, more than 1.1 million firefighters fought some of the most destructive fires in American history. Less than 10 percent of those firefighters were women. This is their story.

REI’s film “Women in Fire” documents the daily challenges and successes of women in the male-dominated world of wildland firefighting. The film is a compelling look at a work environment few people will ever see.

Watch, be inspired, and learn what these women are doing to impact the next generation of female firefighters.

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