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Melissa Molden (left) and Stephanie Mitchell (right) formed the first all-female fire engine crew in Nelsonville history. Photo provided.

The Nelsonville Division of Fire announced a milestone on Saturday: the day’s engine crew was staffed entirely by female firefighters. On Saturday, Firefighters Melissa Molden and Stephanie Mitchell worked a 24 hour shift. Nelsonville Division of Fire Chief Harry Barber said the “fire department has changed greatly” in recent years.

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