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.
Northern Ireland firefighter Stephen Rea attended one of our Child and Family Weeks with his son Ethan, who has cerebral palsy. He says the Charity’s support over the years has been vital to him as a parent.
West Yorkshire firefighter Dave Shaw and his partner Shona Mellon reveal how the Charity helped them access a piece of medical equipment they say helped save their daughter’s life - while supporting them for years.
Scott Rumblow, a retained firefighter with Humberside FRS, was helped by our Welfare team when he was furloughed from his job, before later being struck down with Covid - the physical impact of which he's still suffering.
Jo Bosworth has been supported by the Charity for years, after being diagnosed with MS at a young age. Here she reveals how our Welfare team helped her regain her independence for the first time in years.
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.