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 attending the will reading of his big brother after he had died unexpectedly, Mark Nicholson was surprised and proud to discover Paul had left £20,000 to The Fire Fighters Charity as a way of saying thank you for the support he had received during his 30 year career in Devon.
For retired South Wales firefighter Roger Pugh, our Aberdare Living Well Group provides a much-needed source of friendship and community, and helps combat the loneliness he feels after the loss of his wife.
Self-employed carpenter Michelle Jones-Cheung reached breaking point when long-term recovery from surgery left her facing potential bankruptcy. As the daughter of a firefighter and brought up not to talk about her feelings, it took a breakdown during a visit to Harcombe House to make her realise it's okay to be honest with others and with yourself.
Chris Birdsell-Jones has been the force behind The Fire Tones campaign for the Christmas Number One. He tells us what it's been like to take on the music industry and what has given him the energy to keep going.