Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation

Working to create a fire-safe and burn-free Wisconsin

Home Sprinklers

You already know that a fire in a home is very dangerous to the people who live there and to the firefighters who must respond. Did you also know that a fire is very harmful to the environment? It’s true. Home fires damage the Earth in several key ways: The carbon emissions that result from […]

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Become Part of the Burn Community

Do you know someone who is a burn survivor? Maybe they’re a friend, a family member, a neighbor, or someone you just met. Have you ever wished there was something you could do for them or wanted to know more about the burn community? Did you know that you can help and be a part […]

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Kitchen Fires

Q: In which room of the house or apartment do you think the most house fires are started? A: Here’s a hint: has anyone in your family ever cooked something too long, and it started burning and getting smoky in the air? If you are thinking about the kitchen, you are right. The kitchen is […]

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In Wisconsin we experience about 50 deaths, 5,000 severe burn Injuries, and over $225,000,000 in property loss each year. We are working to create a fire safe and burn free Wisconsin through education, safety initiatives, and support for burn survivors, fire fighters, and communities throughout Wisconsin. In addition to providing stellar programming for burn survivors, […]

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PFFW & Politics

The Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin (PFFW) is a labor organization focused on securing fair wages, hours, and working conditions for our nearly 4,000 members. Most core objectives of the PFFW are political; however, there are two areas we keep politics out of and that is our Honor Guard and Charitable Foundation. The PFFW is […]

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All Hands on Deck

As fire fighters and paramedics, we see people on the worst days of their lives. When people are at their worst, we have to be at our best. One of our mantras in the fire service is “All Hands Working,” – everybody is doing something on scene to stabilize it, to make the lives of […]

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