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Author Wentz, Rachel K.

Title Let burn : the making and breaking of a firefighter/paramedic / Rachel K. Wentz
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (286 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Into the field -- pt. 2. OFD -- pt. 3. Command -- pt. 4. And it all came crashing down
Summary In 1985, desiring a meaningful, high-paced career in public service, Rachel Wentz left her university studies to become a firefighter/paramedic. Only the eighth woman hired by the Orlando Fire Department, a highly competitive department steeped in tradition, Wentz excelled, completing an AS in Fire Science, a master's in public administration, and numerous specialized training courses to prepare her for an administrative position within the department. Wentz spent eleven years with OFD, experiencing a career that was every bit as exciting and challenging as she had sought. A moving, candid, a
Notes English
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Subject Wentz, R. K
Orlando (Fla.). Fire Department.
Orlando (Fla.). Fire Department.
Allied health personnel -- Florida -- Biography
Women fire fighters -- Florida -- Biography
Allied health personnel.
Women fire fighters.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012029290
ISBN 1609173570