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New Orleans' 1st woman firefighter dies in Wis.

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago September 01, 2013 Sep 1, 2013 Sunday, September 01 2013 September 01, 2013 11:02 AM in News
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Fire Department says its first woman firefighter has died of complications from cancer.

A news release says Kathy Wilkerson died Saturday in Eau Claire, Wis. Her age was not stated.

The department says funeral arrangements are pending for Wilkerson.

She joined the department in 1992 and retired in 1997.

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