sisters and brothers, and welcome to the website of the Black
Women In the Fire Service (BWFS). We hope you find
our site informative and resourceful.
Please let us know if there is something
you would like assistance with locating
regarding the fire service or our
organization. It is our honor and
privilege to serve you, your community,
and the fire service.
you greetings and well wishes from the
members of Black Women in the Fire
Service. We would like to thank you for
visiting our web site, and hope that you
will find our pages insightful,
informative and inspiring.
the beginning of our history into this
millennium, Black women have been the
nurturers, teachers, healers,
supporters, and strength of our people;
and we have fought and made the ultimate
committed our souls and ourselves to the
fire service industry in the areas of
suppression, EMS, communications,
investigations, code enforcement, fleet
and facilities maintenance, and
management. Because our struggles are
unlike others in this industry, we have
come together to form this organization;
recognizing and addressing common
issues, and striving to raise the
awareness and consciousness of our
colleagues and community.
forward to positively continuing the
formed by our fore bearers, upon whose
shoulders we stand and owe our all. As
we endeavor to expand the realm of our
opportunities and fervently envision
new horizons, we commit to "Recognize,
new generation of Black Women in
the Fire Service.