Renee Muhammad, one of four women firefighters in Camden, N.J., waits to hand in her gear during mass layoffs.
Renee Muhammad, one of four women firefighters in Camden, N.J., waits to hand in her gear during mass layoffs. April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT
Renee Muhammad, one of four women firefighters in Camden, N.J., waits to hand in her gear during mass layoffs. April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT

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