Lehigh Valley woman answers the call of duty in Pottstown

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(Pottstown, Pa.) Jamie Kreidler was 19 when she realized her love for firefighting.

A picture she showed WFMZ’s Holly Harrar shows the moment she realized it. Her heart for firefighting brought her to Pottstown Fire Department, where she’s the first female career firefighter ever hired.

She showed us around her new digs, complete with an Active911 board and the multi-colored bag she carries with her on the rig. She says the guys joke with her from time to time, but that doesn’t stop her from reminding them that girls rule.

“They didn’t know what they were missing before they had pink in the firehouse,” Kreidler said.

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