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Chairman’s Update May 2018

The ALL VOLUNTEER Greater Tucson Fire Foundation,, remains a national leader in firefighter health and wellness advocacy. Although some similar, there are no other foundation’s as laser focused on the three main killers of firefighters. Support for the Foundation’s mission is derived from only a

17 May

Fighting fires is bad for the heart: new study finds exposure to heat causes blood clots

Firefighters put themselves at greater risk of having fatal heart attacks because prolonged exposure to heat can make their blood clot, a pioneering new study has found.

Physical analysis of 19 firefighters in Scotland also found that tackling blazes put a strain on their hearts and worsened

24 Apr




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15 Mar

History book celebrating Tucson firefighter history “hot” off the presses

20 November 2017

18 Dec

Tucson peace officer’s trip bolsters regional bond with Israel

We excited about the recent article recently published in the Arizona Jewish Post about Jay Korza, a sergeant with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Jay works as a Tactical EMS medic and teaches paramedic training courses for Pima Community College’s Paramedic Associate of Applied Science program.

18 Dec

KGUN 9 video about raising money for skin cancer screenings

Watch a recent video on KGUN 9 about the Fire Foundation’s upcoming campaign to raise $80,000 for the new DermSpecta Skin Cancer technology.

Firefighters need your help raising money for skin cancer screenings:


14 Jun

Tucson Fire Foundation Estate Sale

We’re excited about our next Estate Sale coming up!
We’re “Reloading” 3 houses into one Friday and Saturday June 2nd and 3rd from 8 am – 3 pm.
If you’re been thinking about attending one of our Estate Sales, now is the time!
The Address: 8710 North Aspen with Cross streets

30 May

An interview with Mike McKendrick resonding to last week’s events

Responding to last week’s events, the Fire Foundation’s Chair, Mike McKendrick, recently spoke with
Read the article and watch the interview with Mike here


19 Apr

A big welcome new board members Leesha L. Heard and Heath Evans

The Tucson Fire Foundation’s has an amazing board and we’re super excited to welcome two new board members! A big welcome to Leesha L. Heard and Heath Evans!  We’re really looking forward to their contributions.

To learn more about our Leesha and Heath, read on….

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23 Mar