Cindy Fralic (Nancy McKeon) plans to become a Los Angeles County firefighter. However, in the 60-year history of the department, no woman has ever passed the department's physical skills ... See full summary »
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Cindy Fralick
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Mike
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Capt. Johnson
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Capt. Cauley
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Marilyn
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Lance
James Whitmore Jr. ...
Capt. Bukowski
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B.C. Thompson
Terry David Mulligan ...
Capt. Romano
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Firefighter Lopez
Stephen E. Miller ...
Engineer Bennett
Natino Bellantoni ...
Candidate Garcia
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Firefighter Stranan
Ric Reid ...
Firefighter Carter
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Paramedic Washington
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Cindy Fralic (Nancy McKeon) plans to become a Los Angeles County firefighter. However, in the 60-year history of the department, no woman has ever passed the department's physical skills test. Battling divorce, stereotypes and opposition from both men and women, Cindy Fralic passes the physical agility test to become the first female firefighter in Los Angeles County. Written by Derek O'Cain

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23 September 1986 (USA)  »

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The Lady in Firehouse 109  »

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The ladder truck that serves as Ladder 107 - a 1985 Scot/Pierreville (at Cindy's primary firehall) was an actual working fire truck at the time of filming. It was the ladder truck for the North Vancouver City Fire Department (whose hall also served as Firehall #107). The truck was in service from 1985-2002. See more »

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[Cindy has just completed the ladder climb to the tower & reached the bottom in under the allotted time. Capt. Bukowski shows the results to Chief Thompson]
B.C. Thompson: [addressing the recruits] As you all know, candidates who fail any part of the agility test are dismissed for the rest of the day's proceedings. Captain Bukowski will give you the results in a minute. But today, we're going to bend the rules a little bit. I wanted you all to be around & share in this moment. In Los Angeles County Fire ...
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