Erika Yee catches her breath after fighting a "car fire." Camp Fury encourages girls to consider a firefighting career. They learn about search and rescue, fitness and crime-scene investigation, among other topics.
Eighteen high school girls from across the region got a glimpse of what it's like to train to fight fires, while also battling their own fears, at a hands-on camp offered by fire departments in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona.
Mariah Albertie, 15, concentrates as she rappels off a five-story building at the Northwest Fire District Training Center during Camp Fury, a four-day Girl Scouts camp run by female firefighters from Southern Arizona and the Northwest Fire District.