Women join fire department’s recruitment program
by Michele Longworth
Aug 07, 2013 | 974 views | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend | print
When Leah McConnell, one of two women at Massac County Fire Department (MCFD) heard about the fairly new recruit program at the department, “I jumped on it because this runs in my blood. I’m a third generation of McConnell firemen and this is something I’ve always wanted to do.” She joined the recruit program on March 13, 2012 and was the only female around the department for over a year.

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