Save the date for our annual Night at the Wharf Gala – which returns after a three year hiatus due to COVID-19. Join us on Saturday, May 6 2023 at 1000 Maine Ave SW DC – at the Wharf – for a night of delicious local DC food, drinks and great music – along with […]
Join us for two October fundraising events in Maryland the weekend of October 15 and 16!
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 […]
D.C. Firefighters Burn Foundation