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.
Tommy Keay, a Group Commander with Scottish FRS, has been fundraising for us for years alongside his daughter – never expecting to need our support. However, when the time came, he said it proved vital.
Five firefighters from Scottish FRS are preparing to walk the West Highland Way in full BA sets in memory of their colleague, Colin Speight, who sadly took his own life last year - all while raising money for us.
Scottish Station Commander, Bobby Lennox, joined one of our Hope Programmes with the intention of learning some new coping strategies to pass on to colleagues – but he says it helped his own mental wellbeing too.
Nicola Fletcher, a Ministry of Defence firefighter who’s also on call with Scottish FRS, injured her ankle almost two years ago and says we helped her get back to full fitness, to ultimately be on the run again.