Meet the Locals

Meet Jess, acting Deputy Captain and only female firefighter at South West Rocks

Ellie Chamberlain
Updated February 9 2024 - 2:03pm, first published February 8 2024 - 4:30pm
Jess Ryan has worked her way up to acting Deputy Captain at South West Rocks station, where she is the only female firefighter. Picture by Caroline Partridge
Jess Ryan has worked her way up to acting Deputy Captain at South West Rocks station, where she is the only female firefighter. Picture by Caroline Partridge

Jessica (Jess) Ryan started work with New South Wales Fire and Rescue (NSWFR) in 2009 as an on-call firefighter.

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