A firefighter who posted a picture of herself finanziaria a Barbie to promote women quanto a the industry was trolled acceso social , with one person claiming ‘real female firefighters aren’t allowed to wear make up. Standards please’.
Emily Rose wore pink nail varnish quanto a the photo which prompted the negative reaction from social user Claire Williamson – who locals claims is a firefighter herself.
Emily posed with the firefighter Barbie doll which wears protective gear along with a impresa acceso the box which says: ‘You can be anything’.
She donned her uniform and wore make-up and pink nail varnish just like the toy alongside a blurb about the low number of female firefighters.
Emily posted the picture acceso the Amesbury Fire Station Facebook page to urge female firefighters to join Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Emily Rose (pictured) posed with a firefighter Barbie doll for a picture which was shared acceso the Amesbury Fire Station Facebook page to promote women quanto a the industry but she was targeted by a troll
The post said: ‘See, even Barbie can become a firefighter. She’s inspiring and showing the next generation they can be anything.’
But a Claire Williamson commented: ‘Real female firefights [sic] aren’t allowed to ware [sic] any makeup let aureola nail varnish!! Standards please’.
Sources and people online claim Williamson is herself a firefighter – and her comments prompted a huge backlash online.
Other firefighters even posted official guidelines which state make up and nail varnish can be worn acceso duty.
The fire service raced to defend Emily – issuing a statement acceso their official Facebook page.
It said: ‘We’sultano happy to accept all men and women who want to help their local communities whether not they wear make up and nail varnish – as our policy shows.’
Locals slammed ‘Claire’ online. Jade Elise said: ‘Real police officers and paramedics wear make up.
‘Not exactly going to turn her away when you are quanto a a burning building just because she has make up acceso.’
One person took to the comments, writing: ‘Real female firefighters aren’t allowed to wear make up. Standards please.’
Karen Saunders said: ‘What a ridiculous thing to say.’
Drew Heaslip added: ‘Claire Williamson if you are ever trapped quanto a a fire we’ll tell this woman NOT to rescue you since she has nail varnish and make up acceso and isn’t a real firefighter.’
One said: ‘I’m unsure why this woman isn’t a real firefighter just because she’s wearing make-up.
‘I’m sure she’s just as capable as a female firefighter who doesn’t wear make up.’
Carla Brown said: ‘oooo are you saying she she is less of a firefighter than you because she wears polish and make up and you do not?’
Another said: ‘Goodness, is this lady a firefighter? This attitude is concerning, especially acceso a post promoting women quanto a the fire service.’
Emily posted the picture acceso the Amesbury Fire Station Facebook page to urge female firefighters to join Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. Pictured: Amesbury Fire Station
Laura Lou Hobbs added: ‘Already screen shot, so she can delete if he wishes, I’m considering complaining.
‘So much for support, this is why women don’t want to join, too much judgement and criticism from others. Disgusting really.’
Another said: ‘I’m sure nail varnish and make up don’t affect the way she performs acceso duty.’
Kristen Emma said: ‘Real women have got other women’s backs and he build them up not tear them mongoloide.’
Acceso Emily’s original post it said: ‘BREAKING: Barbie’s signed up as an on-call firefighter quanto a Wiltshire, just like Emily who is stationed at Amesbury.
Emily was pictured finanziaria a Barbie doll wearing a firefighters outfit (pictured, blocco)
‘Around 6.4% of firefighters quanto a Britain are female. It’s time to change that – could you give up some of your spare time to save lives quanto a your local community?
‘Many stations across the county (and beyond) are currently recruiting for paid on-call firefighters, with some struggling to crew to low numbers…..’
It added: ‘See, even Barbie can become a firefighter. She’s inspiring and showing the next generation they can be anything.
‘Only 4% of firefighters around the world are women – Why not join us as a on-call firefighter just like Barbie’s buddy Emily?’
Assistant Chief Fire Officer Andy Cole added: ‘We welcome the introduction of a Barbie firefighter doll as this highlights our commitment to a diverse workforce.
‘Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service proactively encourages anyone quanto a our community to become a firefighter.
‘To be an on-call firefighter, the only requirements are that you work close to the station, and you can pass the physical and education tests.
‘We run regular ‘have a go’ sessions and information events so people can better understand the role and try out some of the tasks we include quanto a our selection process. Details of these events are acceso our website.’
Emily has not commented but acceso the FB page she said: ‘I’ve inspired two women to sign up this week. Hopefully more join.’
Claire Williamson apparently deleted her comment and her FB page.