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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Diversity in the Fire Service: Online and Government Resources

Resources to learn about diversity in the US fire service, historically, currently, and in the future.

Online Resources

A color image of the 6 women of the first all-female firefighting crew in New York, from behind.
The crew of the first all-women staffed engine in FDNY. Photo from JoinFDNY on Twitter.

Government Publications

Information for Aspiring Firefighters