Girl power! Teenage girls train to be firefighters

Camp Spark, Harris County ESD 48 (HCESD 48)

Katy – You’ve heard about baseball camps, computer camps, and arts & crafts. For the first time ever, this week, Harris County firefighters are hosting an all-girls firefighter and EMS camp. Harris County ESD No. 48 Fire-EMS (HCESD48) hosted what they call, “Camp Spark.” The camp is free. Houston Life’s newest reporter Melanie Camp trained with the girls on Wednesday. You can watch more as soon as video of the experience can be processed.


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