Paul: “The team has helped rebuild my confidence”

Paul: “The team has helped rebuild my confidence”

After suffering a mini stroke, retired West Midlands firefighter Paul Fallon contacted the Charity to see if we could aid his recovery and help him get back on track. Following a week at Harcombe House, his confidence has soared.

Roger: “Don’t sit in silence, don’t sit alone”

Roger: “Don’t sit in silence, don’t sit alone”

Diagnosed with PTSD, retired firefighter Roger Moore, 55, from Coventry, suffered frequent flashbacks, often visualising the horrific nature of incidents he had encountered during his career. Here Roger and his wife, Karen, share their story of how PTSD changed their lives.

Sally: “I will be eternally grateful to the Charity”

Sally: “I will be eternally grateful to the Charity”

Sally Barnett began her career in the Fire Control room at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ. She became a retained fire fighter after recovering from a serious back injury. She says she would never have been fit enough to do so without the help and support of The Fire Fighters Charity.