Firefighting uncle helping to raise £260,000 for nephew with rare cancer

A hero firefighter is putting down the hose to try and save his nephew’s life – by raising £260,000 to help him battle a rare form of cancer. Peter Wilson, 51, works as a Crew Manager for Sunderland Central Community…

Firefighters take on SAS challenge for charity

A group of Cambridgeshire firefighters will be taking on a gruelling challenge, used as part of the SAS selection process, to raise money for charity. The group of six firefighters from across the county will be taking on The Fan…

The Barratt Foundation donates £50,000 to The Fire Fighters Charity

The Barratt Developments PLC Charitable Foundation (the ‘Barratt Foundation’) has donated £50,000 to The Fire Fighters Charity, to support its ongoing work helping the UK’s fire services community. The Barratt Foundation generously donated the money after being contacted by a…

Recruit firefighters to hose run the height of Everest for charity

On Friday, 3 December 2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s newest firefighters will attempt to run lengths of hose from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina for charity. The latest class…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service raises £95,080.33 for The Fire Fighters Charity

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from The Fire Fighters Charity for its efforts in raising £95,080.33 for the charity in 2020/2021. The Fire Fighters Charity supports the mental, physical and…

Locks, Steps & Two Worthy Causes

Hello, We are several friends who are currently planning our most ambitious and difficult challenge yet, which we have named ‘Locks, Steps and Two Worthy Causes’, a massive 167-mile walk starting from the Firefighters memorial at St Paul’s Cathedral in…

Leg power sees fundraising firefighters raise over £10,000

Chester Fire Station’s White Watch has raised more than £10,000 for charity by completing a mountainous challenge. The team of Watch Manager Ant McCarthy, Crewe Managers Martin Warburton and Daz Tennant and firefighters Giles Davies, Paul Long, Jack Fellows, Danielle…

‘FORE-FIGHTERS’on fire as they complete eight fundraising rounds in just over 15 hours

Four firefighters who planned to play a staggering eight rounds of golf in a little more than 16½ hours to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support achieved their aim with a remarkable hour to spare. The quartet – Rob…

Folkestone good causes receive boost from fire crew fundraising

UK Firefighters from Folkestone, Kent received a warm welcome at the ARRCC Centre in Tontine Street when they went along to present a cheque for £1,000, raised by the fire station through their annual Christmas charity collections. This facility is…

Autistic boy takes on 133-mile bike challenge for The Firefighters Charity

An autistic boy is about to take on a 133-mile cycling challenge in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity. Andrew Impey, from Southsea, Portsmouth, will be travelling through Hampshire, Surrey and London stopping at 29 fire stations en route. His…

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