Sumter Today: We put a spotlight on Sumter's only female suppression firefighter

FROM STUDIO SUMTER
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Posted 1/28/19

Heather Gauthlier is the only female on the Sumter Fire Department force who works suppression, meaning she is the only female who runs into burning buildings. We met up with her at the departments …

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Sumter Today: We put a spotlight on Sumter's only female suppression firefighter

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Heather Gauthlier is the only female on the Sumter Fire Department force who works suppression, meaning she is the only female who runs into burning buildings. We met up with her at the departments training grounds to learn about her experience as a firefighter and to catch some hose pulling training.