Pittsburgh’s Percentage Of Female Firefighters Falls Well Short Of National Average, Audit Shows

The number of female firefighters across the United States has grown over the past years but remains far from representative of the 51% of the population made up by women, a data point that holds particularly true in Pittsburgh where a recent audit found less than 1% of city firefighters are women.

First responder professions — police, EMS professionals, and firefighters — have long struggled with gender representation that mirrors the country.

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