The ALL VOLUNTEER Greater Tucson Fire Foundation, www.tucsonfirefoundation.org, 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
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
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20 November 2017
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.
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:
Responding to last week’s events, the Fire Foundation’s Chair, Mike McKendrick, recently spoke with TucsonNewsNow.com.
Read the article and watch the interview with Mike here
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….