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Fighting Fires, Doing Time: The Women’s Inmate Firefighting Crew

Published on: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:04:12 UTC
News Agency: CNN
Description:
In a state devastated by an ongoing drought and seasonal wildfires, a select group of female inmates are doing their part to give back to California and save lives in the process. Fire crews made up of 200 women who are nonviolent offenders are being trained by professionals to fight the blazes, and it’s making a difference.

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