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.
Having been involved in a motorcycle accident just four months into his career as a retained firefighter, Steven Tiller doesn't know if he'll ever be able to return to the fire service. But thanks to his time with the Charity, his return to full fitness is looking more likely than he ever thought possible.
After 20 years in the fire service, Ian Richards says he was burnt out. But time spent with The Fire Fighters Charity helped him find the strength within himself to realise a life-long dream. And now he spends his days enjoying the peace and serenity of a small plot of land in the south of France.
Two weeks ago Martin Chester couldn't walk. Now the Essex ICT Service Delivery Manager is committing to walk or cross train 10km every day in July to raise funds for the Charity, to say thanks for the ongoing support he has received with an arterial problem in his legs.
Wife to a Scottish Volunteer Watch Manager, Bunty Macdonald has spent 30 years caring full-time for her son, who has a life-limiting form of epilepsy. But she doesn't let things get her down, preferring to approach each day with love and laughter.
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