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.
When Will Parkinson was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, it sparked more than a decade of chronic pain. However, he says the support the Charity offered him has inspired a whole new life project to say thank you.
When Sean Michael was forced to resign from the job he loved as a firefighter due to illness, he struggled to cope amid Covid-19. But he says the support he received from the Charity was life-changing.
When the first lockdown hit, firefighter Uzair Yaqoob saw his job change overnight. But keen to help where he was most needed, he volunteered as an ambulance driver to support his emergency services colleagues.
Zak Shafique was not long into his career with the London Fire Brigade when he suffered a brain injury in what at first appeared to be a minor car accident. He reflects on the support he received during lockdown and his road to recovery.