Find out how The Fire Fighters Charity has supported beneficiaries across the UK and how you can share your story with the fire community. Click categories or regions below to filter the list of stories.
Davie Blair worked as a firefighter for 34 years and supported the Charity throughout, so when he suffered a stroke, he turned to us for support with not only his physical health, but also his mental wellbeing.
Keith Baxter and his wife Barbara were looking forward to their retirement together when she had a devastating accident and was left needing 24-7 care. Here he reveals how the Charity helped him in the most difficult times.
When Jane Rose-Greenberg’s husband passed away before the pandemic, she faced months of potential isolation. However, she says our virtual Living Well Groups helped her connect with the fire service again.
John McCulloch has struggled with his mental health and traumatic memories ever since having a stroke, but he says he and his partner – who’s been his carer – have been supported by the Charity throughout.