Three firewomen at Starkville Fire Department make history together. (From left to right: Sarah Thompson, Anna Beth Robertson, and Savanna Sanchez.)

Three firewomen have made department history at Starkville Fire Department by being on the staff at the same time, which is especially rare in Mississippi in a male dominated field such as firefighting. 

Anna Beth Robertson, Savanna Sanchez, and Sarah Thompson are three full-time employees for SFD, and Thursday the three women all worked together on the same shift. Though they are surrounded by men, the three firefighters all feel at home and never truly feel separated from their duty even if their job is more masculine. 

To see more about these history-making women, check out the Friday, May 14 edition of SDN. 

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