Book On City's First Female Firefighter Still Making An Impact (VIDEO)

By Rachel Martin - 21Alive

March 18, 2014 Updated Mar 18, 2014 at 10:32 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) – It's been almost a year since the book on Fort Wayne’s first female firefighter was published, but it's still making its way around the Hoosier state.

It's not every day you get to meet someone who made history.

Genois Wilson Brabson is Fort Wayne's first female firefighter. She began her career in 1975 and was on the department for 20 years. Now, with the help of some local women, Carol Butler and Teresa Ridley Yarbrough, the legacy lives on through a children's book titled, “Genois Wilson, Firefighter: She Dared to be First”.

Copies of the books can be found at www.carol-butler.com.

Watch the video for more.




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