Woman suing Calif. city over responder job
Brittany McMahon believes she was denied chance to be firefighter paramedic in Carlsbad because of her gender
CARLSBAD, Calif. — A former San Diego State University student who was supposed to make history with the Carlsbad Fire Department said her chance to be the city's first female firefighter ended in controversy.
Brittany McMahon believes she was denied the chance to be a firefighter paramedic in Carlsbad because she is a woman.
"It was like, 'How could this be happening right now? How could you be okay doing this?'" she said.