Tacoma’s First and Only Female Fire Boat Pilot is Retiring From Her ‘Dream Job’ Matt Driscoll [The News Tribune]December 27, 2018 — No Comments ↓ Kristina Stringer is no stranger to adventure. She’s been a horse wrangler. She’s been a ski instructor in France. In her free time, she’s a chainsaw artist (no, really). Click here to read more.