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These women are climbing the ladder of success in their field — in this case, the ladder just happens to lead up to a burning building.


For the first time, women firefighters have been hired in both Detroit Lakes and Frazee.

After asking for applicants to fill six openings at the Detroit Lakes Fire Department, the crew will soon be at full force again.

Fire Chief Scott Flynn said two have been hired and two more will be soon.

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