Knopp is a woman in a man’s world

There are not too many women in the firefighting profession these days.

“I am the only female on Conover Fire Department,” said Tina Knopp.

Knopp is currently a volunteer fire fighter for the CFD. Though she has her E.M.T., Knopp explains why she wanted to be a fire fighter.

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