Firefighting event for area young women


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Attention young women, age 15 and older: Are you curious about being a firefighter! Join local women fire service professionals for a free day of hands-on activities to learn more.

The class, called “Can You Take the Heat?,” will be held at Scarlet Oaks Career Campus on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The class is a controlled, low-pressure, physically active setting designed to get you out of your comfort zone and build confidence.

Explore the challenges of the firefighting profession; use firefighting tools, advance hoselines, perform search and rescue operations, climb ladders and wear firefighting gear.

Registration is required; it’s intended for young women and participants must be at least 15 years old. The class is free, and lunch is provided. Register at bit.ly/CYTTH2019 by Aug. 19.

Scarlet Oaks is located at 3254 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville 45241. For more information, email cyth.cincy@gmail.com.

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