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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Kristen Fisher

Kirsten started as a fire fighter to learn the job, help
people and to give back to her community. Now a Fire
Chief, it has became a passion and a huge reason why
she chose to raise her family in Hay River. Skilled in
First Aid too, Kirsten chose to be a captain to help her
department grow and to show young women that
there are no boundaries regardless of your gender.

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Kristen Fisher

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Kayla Turner

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Cynthia Hammond

In 1996, Cynthia started out in a small volunteer fire department in Northwestern Ontario. In 2012, she become the training officer for the Chippewas...
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