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 by Aug. 19.

Scarlet Oaks is located at 3254 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville 45241. For more information, email

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