Massachusetts Town Makes History By Swearing In First Female Fire Chief
Plympton Fire Department proudly welcomed its first female Fire Chief this week. Her name is Cheryl Davis. Chief Davis is a seasoned veteran of both fire and emergency medical services (EMS). With seventeen years of experience under her belt, she was sworn into the esteemed role of Plympton Fire Chief.
The ceremony was held at Plympton Town Hall and it was more than just a formal occasion. It was a celebration of perseverance, dedication, and the breaking down of long-standing barriers. Chief Davis, a familiar face of resilience and courage, stood tall and took the oath of office. At least twenty of her peers were in attendance. Her friends and family were also in the room to show their support.
Davis has faithfully served the Plympton community for years. According to her colleagues, she brings a wealth of knowledge and an outstanding track record to the table. Steven Fennell, a Plympton firefighter, said about his new boss, “…Everyone in town and on the department love her. She will take the shirt off her back to help you with anything. She’s always there to help anytime anyone needs it.”
Celebrating Progress And Breaking Barriers at The Plympton Fire Department
Chief Davis is not just taking on a new role. She is stepping into a position traditionally held by men. This milestone is a breakthrough moment for all women striving to make a mark in male-dominated fields. Davis’s journey has proven that with passion, resilience, and hard work, no barrier is too high, and no glass ceiling is too tough to shatter.
Today, Plympton, MA did not just swear in a new Fire Chief. They celebrated progress and broke barriers by hiring the first female fire Chief to the Plympton Fire Department.