At her job as a New York City firefighter, Sarinya Srisakul is surrounded by guys. One of of only about 43 women including 6 recruits in a Department of about 8,000 firefighters, according to the ... more 
At her job as a New York City firefighter, Sarinya Srisakul is surrounded by guys. One of of only about 43 women including 6 recruits in a Department of about 8,000 firefighters, according to the FDNY. In the Chicago Fire Department, there are about 150 female firefighters out of 4,5000 firefighters according to a lieutenant there. Training is anything but easy for Srisakul and others at the New York Sports Club on Wall Street where firefighters and hopefuls train. less 
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