Most of us associate firefighters with burn injuries, but in Tim Fisher’s case, he suffered a traumatic brain injury in an April 2020 car accident. “I woke up in the hospital with no memory of the accident. I was told my car was totaled, it rolled 20 yards or so, but thankfully stopped just short […]
You might remember Captain Pete Dern’s story from our last Adaptive trip, in January 2020. A few years prior to his trip, Pete was on a roof ventilating a house when it caved in, and he fell directly into the fire. Pete suffered 3rd and 4th degree burns over 70 percent of his body and […]
Daniel Lyon first joined us in 2017, two years after an incident where he was the lone firefighter from his engine to survive one of the largest fires in Washington State, which spread over 400,000 acres. Daniel was just 24 years old when he was severely burned; he was working part time as both a […]
Check out our latest store offering – metal can koozies! Slim and regular can sizes – keep your drinks warm (or cold) for hours. Available under the Store – Accessories tab.
The Foundation and our annual International Children’s Burn Camp – sponsored by IAFF 36 – kicked off with our BBQ lunch at DCFD rescue #1 and the event was featured on WJLA-TV (DC). Learn more about the camp: https://bit.ly/IAFF2022
D.C. Firefighters Burn Foundation