From Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls YouTube series: meet firefighter Xochitl Hernandez, one of 57 female firefighters in Austin Fire Department. Hernandez explains why she loves her job, and shares some of the amazing equipment that she uses with her brigade to help people in need.
Related listening with VPR’s But Why podcast for kids: Why is Fire Orange? Philadelphia firefighter Lisa Desamour answers kid questions.
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